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INT-GTR-315: Proceedings: Wildland Shrub and Arid Land Restoration Symposium; 1993 October 19-21; Las Vegas, NV


Roundy, Bruce A.; McArthur, E. Durant; Haley, Jennifer S.; Mann, David K., comps. 1995. Proceedings: wildland shrub and arid land restoration symposium; 1993 October 19-21; Las Vegas, NV. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-315. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 384 p.

Includes 62 papers dealing with wildland shrubs and restoration of arid lands. The key topics include: overview, restoration and revegetation, ecology, genetic integrity, management options, and field trip.

Keywords: rehabilitation, revegetation, revegetation plants, restoration ecology, deserts, desert plants


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Contents
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Introduction: wildland shrub and arid land restoration
Bruce E. Roundy, E. Durant McArthur
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Overview

Restoration ecology: limits and possibilities in arid and semiarid lands
Edith B. Allen
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Implications of early Intermountain range and watershed restoration practices
Stephen B. Monsen, E. Durant McArthur
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Landscape dynamics and arid land restoration
Steven G. Whisenant
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Restoration and Revegetation

Seed fate of warm-season perennial grasses
Laurie B. Abbott, Bruce A. Roundy, Sharon H. Biedenbender
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Natural methods establishing native plants on arid rangelands
Jerry R. Barrow, Kris M. Havstad
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Reestablishing cold-desert grasslands: a seeding experiment in Canyonlands National Park, Utah
Jayne Belnap, Saxon Sharpe
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Replacing Lehmann lovegrass with native grasses
S. H. Biedenbender, B. A. Roundy, L. Abbott
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Effects of soil quality and depth on seed germination and seedling survival at the Nevada Test Site
Kevin W. Blomquist, Glen E. Lyon
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Evaluating degraded riparian ecosystems to determine the potential effectiveness of revegetation
Mark Briggs
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Evaluating roadside revegetation in central Arizona
Margaret A. Brooks
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Restoration of big sagebrush habitat in southeastern Washington
Janelle L. Downs, William H. Rickard, Larry L. Cadwell
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Health of plants salvaged for revegetation at a Mojave Desert gold mine: year two
Raymond Franson
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Characterization of rare plant habitat for restoration in the San Bernardino National Forest
Michael P. Gonella, Maile C. Neel
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Reseeding four sensitive plant species in California and Nevada
H. D. Hiatt, T. E. Olson, J. C Fisher, Jr.
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New arid land revegetation techniques at Joshua Tree National Monument
Mark Holden, Carol Miller
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Regeneration of cold desert pine of N.W. Himalayas (India) - a preliminary study
T. N. Lakhanpal, Sunil Kumar
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Lessons from the past - Gilbert L. Jordan's revegetation research in the Chihuahuan and Sonoran Deserts
Bruce A. Roundy
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Restoring Mojave Desert farmland with native shrubs
Robert D. Slayback, Walter A. Bunter, L. Robert Dean
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Ecosystem restoration: theory, practice, and evidence
Wayne Tyson
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Water requirements for establishing native Atriplex species during summer in southern Arizona
M. Carolyn Watson, Bruce A. Roundy, Steven E. Smith, Hossein Heydari, Bruce Munda
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Beyond twelve percent purity
Bruce L. Welch
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Effects of gravel mulch on emergence of galleta grass seedlings
Von K. Winkel, Juan C. Medrano, Charles Stanley, Matthew D. Walo
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Effects of seedbed preparation, irrigation, and water harvesting on seedling emergence at the Nevada Test Site
Von K. Winkel, W. Kent Ostler, Warren D. Gabbert, Glen E. Lyon
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Results of four revegetation treatments on barren farmland in Owens Valley, California
Irene S. Yamashita, Sara J. Manning
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Ecology

Growth factors for woody perennials at western Sonoran Desert wash revegetation
Bertin W. Anderson, Joseph A. Atkins, Roger D. Harris
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Spatial and temporal variability of microbes in selected soils at the Nevada Test Site
J. P. Angerer, V. K. Windel, W. K. Ostler, P. F. Hall
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Effects of afterripening on cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum) and squirreltail (Elymus elymoides) germination
Julie Beckstead, Susan E. Meyer, Phil S. Allen
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The soil beneath shrubs before and after wildfire: implications for revegetation
R. R. Blank, J. A. Young, F. L. Allen
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Dryland degradation: symptoms, stages, and hypothetical cures
W. R. J. Dean, Suzanne J. Milton, Morné du Plessis, W. Roy Siegfried
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Plant succession on disturbed sites in four plant associations in the northern Mojave Desert
W. D. Gabbert, B. W. Schultz, J. P. Angerer, W. K. Ostler
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A bitterbrush dieback in the Upper Gunnison River Basin, Colorado
J. Arthur Hayes
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Composition and distribution of blackbrush (Coleogyne ramosissima) communities in southern Nevada
Simon A. Lei, Lawrence R. Walker
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Responses of big sagebrush and spiny hopsage to increasing water stress
Steven O. Link, Michael E. Thiede, R. Dave Evans, Janelle L. Downs, Glendon W. Gee
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Association of native grasses and overstory species in southern Arizona
Margaret Livingston, Bruce A. Roundy, Steven E. Smith
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Desert rodents in disturbed shrub communities and their effects on plant recruitment
William S. Longland
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Factors influencing recruitment of forage plants in arid Karoo shrublands, South Africa
Suzanne J. Milton, W. R. J. Dean
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Blackbrush biology: insights after three years of a long-term study
Burton K. Pendleton, Susan E. Meyer, Rosemary L. Pendleton
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Effect of prolonged drought on vegetation associations in the northern Mojave Desert
Brad W. Schultz, W. Kent Ostler
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Species and community response to above normal precipitation following prolonged drought at Yucca Mountain, Nevada
Brad W. Schultz, W. Kent Ostler
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Predicting plant growth rates from dark respiration rates: an experimental approach
Bruce N. Smith, C. Mel Lytle, Lee D. Hansen
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Structure of woody riparian vegetation in Great Basin National Park
Stanley D. Smith, Kevin J. Murray, Frederick H. Landau, Anna M. Sala
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Differential establishment of perennial grass and cheatgrass following fire on an ungrazed sagebrush-juniper site
Robin J. Tausch, Jeanne C. Chambers, Robert R. Blank, Robert S. Nowak
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Juniper decline in Natural Bridges National Monument and Canyonlands National Park
Darrell J. Weber, David Gang, Steve Halls, David L. Nelson
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Genetic Integrity

Genetic integrity: Why do we care? An overview of the issues
Jayne Belnap
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Molecular analysis of genetic diversity: advantages and limitations
D. J. Fairbanks, W. R. Andersen
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Restoration, revegetation, and the importance of genetic and evolutionary perspectives
Yan Linhart
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Genetic variation and revegetation strategies for desert rangeland ecosystems
Bruce D. Munda, Steven E. Smith
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Verification of germplasm origin and genetic status by seed certification agencies
Stanford A. Young
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Management Options

Growing and harvesting fourwing saltbush (Atriplex canescens [Pursh] Nutt.) under saline conditions
Earl F. Aldon, J. Rafael Cuoazes Doria
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Is netleaf hackberry a viable rehabilitation species for Idaho rangelands?
Ann M. DeBolt, Bruce McCune
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Browsing by native ungulates: effects on shrub and seed production in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
Charles E. Kay
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Return of the native-a look at select accessions of North American Lewis flax
Stanley Kitchen
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Propagating bitterbrush twigs for restoring shrublands
V. M. Kituku, W. A. Laycock, J. Powell, A. A. Beetle
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Restoring shrub quality in a sagebrush-bitterbrush vegetation type of south-central Wyoming
V. M. Kituku, J. Powell, R. A. Olson
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Applications of the water balance approach for estimating plant productivity in arid areas
L. J. Lane, T. E. Halonson, K. V. Bostick
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Visual perceptions of management on arid lands
Arthur W. Magill
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Plant inventory, succession, and reclamation alternatives on disturbed lands in Grand Teton National Park
E. Durant McArthur, A. Clyde Blauer, Stephen B. Monsen, Stewart C. Sanderson
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'Rocker' tanglehead (Heteropogon contortus [L.] Beauv. ex Roem. and J. A. Schultes): an improved cultivar for conservation
Mark J. Pater
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Prescribed burning on upper Sonoran rangelands
Dan Robinett
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'Lassen' antelope bitterbrush
Nancy L. Shaw, Stephen B. Monsen
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Interaction between native and seeded introduced grasses for 23 years following chaining of juniper-pinyon woodlands
Scott C. Walker, Richard Stevens, Stephen B. Monsen, Kent R. Jorgensen
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Field Trip

Land reclamation on the Nevada Test Site-a field tour
Von K. Winkel, W. Kent Ostler
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Title: INT-GTR-315: Proceedings: Wildland Shrub and Arid Land Restoration Symposium; 1993 October 19-21; Las Vegas, NV
Publish Date: July 5, 1996
Last Update:
March 8, 2010

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