Reclamation and Restoration Professional Practice Network
LETTER FROM THE CHAIR
Welcome to our first formal Reclamation & Restoration Professional Practice Network Newsletter. Up to this point we have simply chosen to post articles online. With this newsletter we are breaking new ground. We appreciate those who have contributed to this
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Landscape Architecture and the Scientific Approach to Ecological Restoration and Reconstruction
The ecologically oriented landscape architect (LA)  can be a critical link between the sound scientific  understanding of ecological processes and a biddable  and constructible ecological restoration project. Along  with restoration planting and irrigation design, the LA,  when working closely with
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Ecological Restoration and Reclamation—Coupled With Human Systems
I have been thinking a lot lately about what it takes to plan, install, manage, monitor, and sustain ecological restoration projects. Sure, it takes research, tools, and perseverance. But most of all it takes people—typically lots of people. And what
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Bioengineering and Stream Rehabilitation at Dublin Ranch
Over the past 10 years H.T. Harvey & Associates has been involved in the restoration and conservation of hundreds of acres of land in the Dublin, California area. Due, in part, to decades of unmanaged grazing, many of the creeks in this area are highly degraded, unstable, incised channels. The environmental setting provides a great opportunity to integrate bioengineering techniques into ecological restoration and rehabilitation designs for these degraded stream corridors.
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Ecological Restoration of the Louisiana Coastal Marsh
Importance of Louisiana’s Coastal Ecosystems. Louisiana contains approximately 40% of the coastal marsh area in the contiguous United States. However, since the early 1900s, the general trend of land building in the Louisiana coastal marsh (also known as the expansion
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Research Request
Dear PPN members, I am graduate student at the University of Oregon studying Landscape Architecture and just joined the PPN. I am conducting research on the cultural significance and restoration of man made waterways. In particular I am interested in
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Open Letter from Reclamation and Restoration PPN Student Intern
Dear Reclamation and Restoration PPN members, Working with Professor Lee R. Skabelund, I have been acting as an intern for the Reclamation and Restoration PPN since late spring 2006. I wish to again ask for your assistance in developing the
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Prominent Topics and Themes in Recent Conservation and Restoration Literature
Based on a review of the journals Restoration Ecology, Ecological Restoration, Conservation Biology, and Conservation in Practice, 2005 2006. Prepared by Tor Janson, Kansas State University (June 2006). Reviewed by Lee R. Skabelund, ASLA, Kansas State University, Landscape Architecture Regional
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Restoration Ecology Article Review
Ruiz Jaen, Maria C. & T. Mitchell Aide. 2005. “Restoration Success How Is It Being Measured?” In Restoration Ecology, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 569 577, September 2005. The authors investigated all restoration projects reported in the journal Restoration Ecology
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LETTER FROM THE CHAIR
Landscape Architecture and the Scientific Approach to Ecological Restoration and Reconstruction
Ecological Restoration and Reclamation—Coupled With Human Systems
Bioengineering and Stream Rehabilitation at Dublin Ranch
Ecological Restoration of the Louisiana Coastal Marsh
Research Request
Open Letter from Reclamation and Restoration PPN Student Intern
Prominent Topics and Themes in Recent Conservation and Restoration Literature
Restoration Ecology Article Review
 

 

Lee Skabelund, ASLA, Chair
(785) 532-2431  
lskab@k-state.edu