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Landscape Restoration

timberbiz -5 days ago

TerraMatch the Tinder for tree growing

Tree planting was at the top of the international agenda in early 2020 when the World Economic Forum announced the Trillion Trees initiative, an effort to protect and plant enough trees to fight climate change and transform rural economies. Source: Timberbiz Many other companies and funders are also working to plant tens of millions of trees worldwide. But planting trees isn’t enough – growin...

IUFRO -6 days ago

“Harnessing Synergies between Agriculture and Forest Restoration’

“Harnessing Synergies between Agriculture and Forest Restoration’ Communities work together to restore forests – an example from NepalBy Lila Nath Sharma, PhD Blog from IUFRO Member Organization ForestAction Nepal Jalthal forest is a 6,000 ha forested land in the densely populated region in the lowland of Southeastern Nepal. It is a remnant moist tropical forest […]...

INBAR -7 days ago

Webinar | Soil and Water Conservation | Bamboo & Environmental Management

The way we learn and share experiences is changing. INBAR’s themed online webinar series brings bamboo and rattan experts from all over the world together to educate, inspire and discuss, without the need for travel. This event, held online on 30 June, was the third organised under the theme of "Bamboo and Environmental Management." Bamboo has extensive fibrous roots and a rhizome system that ...

timberbiz -7 days ago

HVP’s revegetation plan for Green Triangle

Almost 70 hectares of land is being revegetated near one of the Green Triangle’s most popular tourist attractions to support the movement and protection of native wildlife. As part of a decade long restoration plan, forest owners HVP Plantations in consultation with the Nature Glenelg Trust are revegetating two sites bordering its Rennick pine estate, the Palpara campsite and Honeysuckle-Airstri...

USFS -7 days ago

Ranchers, beavers, and stream restoration on western rangelands

Beavers have become a source of inspiration for public and private land managers over the past decade. Beaver dams can help control flooding, raise groundwater levels, and improve surface water flows. Some land managers are now designing stream restoration projects that mimic the way beaver dams shape river ecosystems. Beaver-related restoration may even help the recovery of endangered species tha...

Elsevier -7 days ago

Call for Papers: Special issue on forest restoration in secondary and degraded forests: Open Call Active restoration of timber production and other ecosystem services in secondary and degraded forests

Tropical Secondary and Degraded Forests (SDFs) are growing in areas that have suffered from unsustainable human activities, including former deforestation. SDFs account for swathes of forest landscapes that have lost their capacity to provide a high level of goods and services, compared to old growth tropical forests. They are also located in highly dynamic and human-pressured landscapes and are...

USFS -1 week ago

Effects of climate change on forested wetland soils

Wetlands are characterized by water at or near the soil surface for all or significant part of the year, are a source for food, fiber and water to society, and because of their position in landscapes and ecological structure help to moderate floods. They are also unique ecosystems with long-persistent flora and fauna. Because water is a driving factor for existence as a wetland, these systems are ...

CIFOR -1 week ago

Collaborative monitoring for effective forest landscape restoration

Benefits include catalyzing learning and adaptation...

USFS -1 week ago

Effects of Chinese privet on bees and their vertical distribution in riparian forests

Chinese privet (Ligustrum sinense Lour.), is known to negatively affect biodiversity near the ground in invaded forests by forming thick layers of non-native vegetation in the midstory. Whether these effects extend above the shrub layer into the canopy remains unclear. We sought to test this question by using flight-intercept traps (clear plastic panels attached to a white bucket) to sample bees a...

ITTO -1 week ago

ITTO and Soka Gakkai to help empower women in Togo through forest restoration

ITTO and the Soka Gakkai organization have agreed to join forces to support forest landscape restoration in Togo with the aim of empowering women to improve their livelihoods and increase the resilience of local landscapes in the face climate change. Soka Gakkai is a global community-based Buddhist organization that promotes peace, culture and education....

CIFOR -1 week ago

Well-managed peatlands vital part of global food security, GLF delegates say

Experts detail peatland conservation and restoration efforts ...

ScienceDaily -1 week ago

Gold mining restricts Amazon rainforest recovery

Gold mining significantly limits the regrowth of Amazon forests, greatly reducing their ability to accumulate carbon, according to a new study. The researchers warn that the impacts of mining on tropical forests are long-lasting and that active land management and restoration will be necessary to recover tropical forests on previously mined lands....

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