USGA Restoration Handbook on CD-ROM: 1st Edition (CD-ROM) book cover

USGA Restoration Handbook on CD-ROM

1st Edition

By Donald Harker, Kay Harker, Gary Libby, Sherry Evans, Marc Evans

CRC Press

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CD-ROM: 9780849322358
pub: 1999-08-16
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All the techniques presented in the original reference work, now on CD-ROM.

Five years after the first edition of Landscape Restoration Handbook was published, its natural landscaping and ecological restoration techniques have become standard and successful practice throughout the nation. They are now in the Landscape Restoration Handbook on CD-ROM.

Naturalization: mutually beneficial for environmental protection and cost savings

By outlining the proper use of naturalization techniques, the print version gave landscape professionals a viable alternative to more intensive management approaches-ensuring a greater degree of environmental protection, while reducing various maintenance costs. Now you access these benefits on CD-ROM.

A comprehensive guide to natural landscaping and ecological restoration


"The Landscape Restoration Handbook provides a summary of information not now available in a single volume. This is a useful reference work directed at an audience of both professionals and nonprofessionals…

"The authors are to be commended for putting considerable ecosystem restoration information together in one volume. Landscape managers will find this a welcome addition to their bookshelves."

-Restoration Ecology, March 1994

"Over the twenty-odd years that I have been involved in the environmental movement, people have said over and over, 'Quit telling me everything you're opposed to and tell me what you're in favor of.' Well… here you go. The concepts in the Landscape Restoration Handbook are what Audubon International is for. The United States Golf Association is cooperating with us, along with thousands of existing golf courses across the country, as well as homeowners, corporations, and schools…"

-from the foreword by Ronald G. Dodson, President, Audubon International

Table of Contents

Naturalizing the Managed Landscape


Principles for Maintaining and Restoring Natural Diversity

Principles and Practices of Natural Landscaping

Principles and Practices of Ecological Restoration

Natural Regions of the United States and Their Dominant Ecological Communities

Ecological Restoration Types

Natural Regions and Dominant Ecological Communities

Ecological Restoration Types

Woody and Herbaceous Plant Matrices

Nursery Sources for Native Plants and Seeds

Ecological Restoration Resources (Consultants, Natural Heritage Programs, Organizations, and Web Sites

Regulatory Considerations for Restoring Wetlands

Map of the Natural Regions of the United States and Kuchler Codes List

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General