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Title: Restoring native riparian vegetation

Author: Hughes, Debbie;

Date: 1996

Source: In: Shaw, Douglas W.; Finch, Deborah M., tech coords. Desired future conditions for Southwestern riparian ecosystems: Bringing interests and concerns together. 1995 Sept. 18-22, 1995; Albuquerque, NM. General Technical Report RM-GTR-272. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. p. 262-264.

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

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Description: In the lower Pecos Basin, an unusual coalition of conservationists, agriculture producers, business owners, and state agencies have joined together to save what is left of the once-naturally diverse Pecos River ecosystem. This organization is going to show a state-of-the-art, economical, effective, efficient, and environmentally safe method to control salt cedar and reestablish native riparian vegetation. The objectives of the project are to demonstrate native wetlands and wildlife habitat improvement through salt cedar management; to demonstrate effective. economical, and environmentally sound salt cedar control: and to monitor possible hydrologic effects from salt cedar control and management.

Keywords: riparian ecosystems, human dimensions, hydrology, ecology, history, restoration

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Hughes, Debbie. 1996. Restoring native riparian vegetation. In: Shaw, Douglas W.; Finch, Deborah M., tech coords. Desired future conditions for Southwestern riparian ecosystems: Bringing interests and concerns together. 1995 Sept. 18-22, 1995; Albuquerque, NM. General Technical Report RM-GTR-272. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. p. 262-264.

 


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