Category: Ecological Research
Title: Seeding as Part of Forest Restoration Promotes Native Species Establishment in Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument (Arizona)
Author: * Daniels, M.L. , * Springer, J.D. , * McGlone, C.M. , Wilkerson, A.
Subject: Seeding, Ecological Restoration, Grand Canyon
Abstract: Seeding native plants is an increasingly common management technique for promoting plant diversity and stabilizing soil on restoration and post-fire rehabilitation projects. The effectiveness of the technique is uncertain, however, especially in semiarid southwestern forests, as very few studies have been conducted to monitor the results. Land managers in the Mount Trumbull area of the Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument (GCONM) in northwestern Arizona have been seeding with natives since 1996 as part of ponderosa pine (pinus ponderosa) forest ecological restoration treatments...
Source: Ecological Restoration
Publisher: Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System