14. Vegetation Conservation, Management and Restoration

  1. Eddy van der Maarel2 and
  2. Janet Franklin3
  1. Jan P. Bakker

Published Online: 25 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118452592.ch14

Vegetation Ecology, Second Edition

Vegetation Ecology, Second Edition

How to Cite

Bakker, J. P. (2013) Vegetation Conservation, Management and Restoration, in Vegetation Ecology, Second Edition (eds E. van der Maarel and J. Franklin), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118452592.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Community and Conservation Ecology Group, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands

  2. 3

    School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University, Arizona, United States

Author Information

  1. University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2013
  2. Published Print: 7 JAN 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444338881

Online ISBN: 9781118452592



  • conservation;
  • management;
  • restoration;
  • exploitation;
  • wilderness;
  • hay-making;
  • fire;
  • grazing;
  • topsoil;
  • rewetting


This chapter covers vegetation conservation, management, and restoration, with sections on agricultural exploitation and nature conservation, vegetation management in relation to a hierarchy of environmental processes, laissez-faire and the wilderness concept, target-setting, monitoring, constraints, and strategies.