13. Restoring Temperate Forests: A North American Perspective

  1. Jelte van Andel3 and
  2. James Aronson4
  1. Dean Apostol1 and
  2. Ayn Shlisky2

Published Online: 15 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118223130.ch13

Restoration Ecology: The New Frontier, Second edition

Restoration Ecology: The New Frontier, Second edition

How to Cite

Apostol, D. and Shlisky, A. (2012) Restoring Temperate Forests: A North American Perspective, in Restoration Ecology: The New Frontier, Second edition (eds J. van Andel and J. Aronson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118223130.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Groningen, Community and Conservation Ecology Group, P.O. Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, the Netherlands

  2. 4

    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS-U.M.R. 5175), Centre d'Écologie Fonctionnelle et Évolutive (CEFE), 1919 route de Mende, 34293 Montpellier Cedex 5, France

Author Information

  1. 1

    Singing Salads Farm, 23850 SE Borges Road, Damascus, OR 97089, USA

  2. 2

    USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Region, Resource Planning and Monitoring, 333 SW, First Ave., Portland, OR 97204 USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444336351

Online ISBN: 9781118223130

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Keywords:

  • restoring temperate forests, a North American perspective;
  • western North America, and temperate forest restoration;
  • restoration challenge, and thinning out of forests;
  • the “Indians”, landscape “creation” of western North America;
  • Pacific Northwest forest restoration;
  • spatial heterogeneity patchiness, landscape scales;
  • variable thinning, heterogeneous forest composition;
  • restoration thinning, structural complexity and biological diversity;
  • CFLR Program, science-based ecosystem restoration;
  • ecosystem resiliency, adapting to climate change uncertainty

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Influences of Human Settlement

  • Conservation and Restoration Policies

  • Perspectives