The Resource A guide for desert and dryland restoration, David A. Bainbridge, (electronic resource)

A guide for desert and dryland restoration, David A. Bainbridge, (electronic resource)

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A guide for desert and dryland restoration
Title
A guide for desert and dryland restoration
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David A. Bainbridge
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eng
Summary
Dryland degradation and desertification now affect almost a billion people around the world. Tragically, the biological resources and productivity of millions of acres of land are lost to desertification each year because people remain unaware of strategies and techniques that could improve yields, reduce risk, and begin healing the world's deserts. A Guide for Desert and Dryland Restoration is the first book to offer practical, field-tested solutions to this critical problem. Author David Bainbridge has spent more than 25 years actively involved in restoring lands across the American Southwest. A Guide for Desert and Dryland Restoration presents the results of his years of fieldwork, as well as research and experience from scientists and practitioners around the globe. The book discusses the ecology of desert plants, explores the causes of desertification and land abuse, and outlines the processes and procedures needed to evaluate, plan, implement, and monitor desert restoration projects. It sets forth economical and practical field-tested solutions for understanding site characteristics, selecting and growing plants, and ensuring that they survive with a minimal amount of water and care. Each chapter represents a guide to a critical topic for environmental restoration; extensive photographs, diagrams and drawings give detailed information for immediate application, and additional resources are included in appendixes. A Guide for Desert and Dryland Restoration is the first comprehensive book focused on restoring arid regions, and clearly demonstrates that arid lands can be successfully rehabilitated. In addition to restorationists, the book will be an invaluable resource for anyone working in arid lands, including farmers, ranchers, gardeners, landscapers, outdoor recreation professionals, and activists
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Midwest
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Bainbridge, David A
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non fiction
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  • Hydrology
  • Nature
  • Ecology
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adult
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A guide for desert and dryland restoration, David A. Bainbridge, (electronic resource)
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MWT11446824
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9781610910828
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11446824
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Label
A guide for desert and dryland restoration, David A. Bainbridge, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11446824
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781610910828
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11446824
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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