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Successful restoration of plant communities
 

Summary: Successful restoration of
plant communities
WHY POLLINATORS MATTER
Andrea T. Kramer
Ph.D. Candidate, 2008
July 19, 2007
Today's presentation
Area of study: the Great Basin
Why restoration is needed
What Chicago Botanic Garden is doing, and why
Research on wildflowers and their pollinators to
help understand how to restore them once they
have been lost from a site.
Areas of study
http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/
A great need for restoration
Over 1/3 of Great Basin habitat is in need of restoration
cattle grazing cheatgrass
Fire and loss of native plant communities
http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/

  

Source: Ault, James R. - Chicago Botanic Garden

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine