Monthly Archives: December 2018

Restoration Ecology in Wisconsin: Selected Photo Highlights from 2018

Below are a few photos from some of the restoration ecology projects that I tracked in 2018.  I have found that restoration ecology is a forward-looking, multifaceted discipline that has deep roots in the past and a future-oriented perspective.   … Continue reading

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Reading the Landscape

  Reading The Landscape by Steve Glass   The advancing urban glacier is shaping our terrain. Pausing in the prairie of Shoveler’s Sink, at this spot on the Green Bay Lobe, I hear the clamor of its westward surges, driven … Continue reading

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Fourth National Climate Assessment Is Packed With Info for Restorationists

The U.S. federal government’s Fourth National Climate Assessment speaks to the value of ecological restoration as an important adaptive strategy to help deal with current and anticipated future effects of global climate change. The federal government’s Fourth National Climate Assessment  … Continue reading

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