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SELECTED CONTENTS OF THE SEPTEMBER 2014 ISSUE OF RESTORATION ECOLOGY

Posted on 3rd Jun 2015

SHORT COMMUNICATIONS

S. C. Rossiter, M. A. Ahlering, B. J. Goodwin and K. A. Yurkonis. Seed bank effects on recovery after disturbance in reconstructed tallgrass prairies.

A. J. Mills and R. M. Cowling. How fast can carbon be sequestered when restoring degraded subtropical thicket?

RESEARCH ARTICLES

K. A. Stahlheber and C. M. D’Antonio. Do tree canopies enhance perennial grass restoration in California oak savannas?

D. C. Andersen, E. C. Adair, S. M. Nelson and D. Binkley. Can nitrogen fertilization aid restoration of mature tree productivity in degraded dryland riverine ecosystems?

B. Martay, T. Robertshaw, J. Doberski, and A. Thomas. Does dispersal limit beetle re-colonization of restored fenland? A case study using direct measurements of dispersal and genetic analysis.

M. M. Taylor, A. L. Hild, N. L. Shaw, U. Norton and T. R. Collier. Plant recruitment and soil microbial characteristics of rehabilitation seedings following wildfire in northern Utah.

K. W. Davies and J. D. Bates. Attempting to restore herbaceous understories in Wyoming big sagebrush communities with mowing and seeding.

B. R. Campos and R. D. Burnett. Avian response to mechanical aspen restoration in Sierra Nevada coniferous forest.

E. M. Viall, L. F. Gentry, D. G. Hopkins, A. C. Ganguli and P. Stahl. Legacy effects of oil road reclamation on soil biology and plant community composition.

M. Burylo, T. Dutoit and F. Rey. Species traits as practical tools for ecological restoration of marly eroded lands.

L. M. Leege and J. S. Kilgore. Recovery of foredune and blowout habitats in a freshwater dune following removal of invasive Austrian pine (Pinus nigra).

J. G. Holmquist, J. Schmidt-Gengenbach and A. Demetry. Efficacy of low and high complexity vegetation treatments for reestablishing terrestrial arthropod assemblages during montane wetland restoration.

R. T. Caners and V. J. Lieffers. Divergent pathways of successional recovery for in situ oil sands exploration drilling pads on wooded moderate-rich Fens in Alberta, Canada.

S. H. Rogstad and S. Pelikan. Restoring the American chestnut: Optimizing founder spacing to promote population growth and genetic diversity retention.

E. A. VanderWerf, L. C. Young, S. E. Crow, E. Opie, H. Yamazaki, C. J. Miller, D. G. Anderson, L. S. Brown, D. G. Smith and J. Eijzenga. Increase in wedge-tailed shearwaters and changes in soil nutrients following removal of alien mammalian predators and nitrogen-fixing plants at Kaena Point, Hawaii.

C. A. Murphy and B. L. Foster. Soil properties and spatial processes influence bacterial metacommunities within a grassland restoration experiment.

L. C. Jones, S. Schwinning and T. C. Esque. Seedling ecology and restoration of blackbrush (Coleogyne ramosissima) in the Mojave Desert, United States.

N. Hooton, D. L. Miller, M. Thetford and B. S. Claypool. Survival and growth of planted Uniola paniculata and dune building using surrogate wrack on Perdido Key Florida, U.S.A.

For more information on current and past issues of Restoration Ecology see:
http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=1061-2971&site=1


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