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Title The tallgrass restoration handbook : for prairies, savannas, and woodlands / edited by Stephen Packard and Cornelia F. Mutel ; foreword by William R. Jordan III.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : Island Press, [1997]
1997

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 Cherry Valley PLD Adult Non-Fiction - CHVY-11  333.74 TAL    DUE 10-28-20
 East Dubuque DL Stacks - EDLY-13  639.99 PAC    AVAILABLE
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  SB434.3 .T35 1997    AVAILABLE
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 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  577.44 TAL    AVAILABLE
Description xxxii, 463 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Papers presented at a two-day session at the Society for Ecological Restoration's Second Annual Conference in Chicago, 1990, and prepared for the 12th North American Prairie Conference, held at the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, summer 1990.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I. Introduction. 1. Orchards of oak and a sea of grass / Virginia M. Kline ; 2. Prairie underground / R. Michael Miller -- II. Goals and plans. 3. Planning a restoration / Virginia M. Kline ; 4. Restoration options / Stephen Packard ; 5. Restoring remnants / Stephen Packard and Laurel M. Ross ; 6. Restoring populations of rare plants / James A. Reinartz -- III. Seeds and planting. 7. Obtaining and processing seeds / Steven I. Apfelbaum...[et.al] ; 8. Tips for gathering individual species / Richard R. Clinebell II ; 9. Designing seed mixes / Neil Diboll ; 10. Seed treatment and propagation methods / James F. Steffen ; 11. Interseeding / Stephen Packard ; 12. Plowing and seeding / John P. Morgan ; 13. Hand-planted prairies / Peter Schramm -- IV. Management and monitoring. 14. Conducting burns / Wayne R. Pualy ; 15. Summer fires / Roger C. Anderson ; 16. Controlling invasive plants / Mary Kay Solecki ; 17. Monitoring vegetation / Linda A. Masters -- V. Protecting, restoring, and monitoring animals. 18. Insects / Douglas J. Taron ; 19. Amphibians and reptiles / Kenneth S. Mierzwa ; 20. Birds / Victoria J. Byre ; 21. Bison / Allen A. Steuter -- Appendixes. A. Vascular plants of midwestern tallgrass prairies / Douglas Ladd ; B. Terrestrial vertebrates of tallgrass praires / Stanley A. Temple ; C. Cross-references for plant names ; D. Publications on natural communities of the tallgrass region ; E. Sources of seeds and equipment ; F. Restoration contacts.
I. Introduction. 1. Orchards of oak and a sea of grass / Virginia M. Kline ; 2. Prairie underground / R. Michael Miller -- II. Goals and plans. 3. Planning a restoration / Virginia M. Kline ; 4. Restoration options / Stephen Packard ; 5. Restoring remnants / Stephen Packard and Laurel M. Ross ; 6. Restoring populations of rare plants / James A. Reinartz -- III. Seeds and planting. 7. Obtaining and processing seeds / Steven I. Apfelbaum...[et.al] ; 8. Tips for gathering individual species / Richard R. Clinebell II ; 9. Designing seed mixes / Neil Diboll ; 10. Seed treatment and propagation methods / James F. Steffen ; 11. Interseeding / Stephen Packard ; 12. Plowing and seeding / John P. Morgan ; 13. Hand-planted prairies / Peter Schramm -- IV. Management and monitoring. 14. Conducting burns / Wayne R. Pauly ; 15. Summer fires / Roger C. Anderson ; 16. Controlling invasive plants / Mary Kay Solecki ; 17. Monitoring vegetation / Linda A. Masters -- V. Protecting, restoring, and monitoring animals. 18. Insects / Douglas J. Taron ; 19. Amphibians and reptiles / Kenneth S. Mierzwa ; 20. Birds / Victoria J. Byre ; 21. Bison / Allen A. Steuter -- Appendixes. A. Vascular plants of midwestern tallgrass prairies / Douglas Ladd ; B. Terrestrial vertebrates of tallgrass praires / Stanley A. Temple ; C. Cross-references for plant names ; D. Publications on natural communities of the tallgrass region ; E. Sources of seeds and equipment ; F. Restoration contacts.
Subject Prairie plants -- Middle West -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Restoration ecology -- Middle West -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Added Author Packard, Stephen.
Mutel, Cornelia Fleischer.
Society for Ecological Restoration. Conference (2nd : 1990 : Chicago, Ill.)
North American Prairie Conference (12th : 1990 : University of Northern Iowa)
ISBN 1559633190 (cloth : acid-free paper)
1559633204 (pbk. : acid-free paper)

 
    
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