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By John Berger

Environmental recovery is the results of the collage Of California at Berkeley's four-day, ground-breaking convention on ecological recovery, in January 1988. It deals an summary from the nation's best specialists of the most up-tp-date thoughts of recovery, together with examples of the complicated and refined organic interactions we needs to comprehend to make sure success.

Chapters disguise recovery of agricultural lands, barrens, coastal ecosystems, prairies, and variety lands. extra sections deal with temperate forests and watersheds, mined lands, soil bioengineering, city matters together with waste remedy and strong, poisonous, and radioactive waste administration. The publication additionally covers recovery of aquatic platforms, comprises chapters on strategic making plans and land acquisition, and offers examples of winning projects.

Papers from Restoring the Earth convention, held in Jan. 1988 on the college of California, Berkeley; convened by means of the employees of Restoring the Earth, and cosponsored by way of the varsity of ordinary assets and the guts for Environmental.
Design learn of the college of California, Berkeley, and by way of the San Francisco Bay Conservation and improvement fee.

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Bainbridge is a Restoration Ecologist, 535 W. 12th Street, Claremont, CA 91711. LAND IMPRINTING FOR DRYLAND REVEGETATION AND RESTORATION RoBERT M. DIXON ABSTRACT: Land imprinting directly counteracts desertification and appears to hold great promise for revegetation and restoration of the vast areas of the earth that have been severely degraded or completely denuded by human activities. Imprintation is a mechanical process that converts the smooth-sealed and compacted desertified soil surface into a rough-open surface with rapid infiltration and excellent rainwater retention.

F. Miller, F. A. Sneva, K. L. Marietta, and D. Couche. 1987. S. In Proceedings of the symposium on seed and seedbed ecology of rangeland plants, ed. G. W. FrasierandR. A. Evans,299-308. S. Department of Agriculture/ Agricultural Research Service. United Nations Secretariat on Desertification. 1977. Desertification: Causes and consequences. New York: Pergamon Press. Robert M. Dixon is the Chairman of The Imprinting Foundation, 1231 East Big Rock Road, Tucson, AZ 85718. DESERT RESTORATION: THE RoLE OF WooDY LEGUMES Ross A.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This research was supported by NSF grant BSR-8506807. 28 Environmental Restoration REFERENCES Aldon, E. , and W. R. Oaks, eds. 1982. Reclamation of mined lands in the Southwest-A Symposium. Albuquerque, NM: Soil Conservation Society of America. Allen, 0. , and E. K. Allen. 1981. The Leguminosae, a source book of characteristics, uses, and nodulation. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press. Bamforth, S. S. 1984. Microbial distributions in Arizona deserts and woodlands. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 16: 133-3 7.

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