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Main Title The sunflower forest : ecological restoration and the new communion with nature /
Author Jordan, William R.,
Publisher University of California Press,
Year Published 2003
OCLC Number 49576400
ISBN 0520233204; 9780520233201
Subjects Restoration ecology.
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Contributor biographical information http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/bios/ucal052/2002005538.html
Publisher description http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/ucal042/2002005538.html
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ESAM  QH541.15.R45J67 2003 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 08/06/2004
Collation 256 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-238).
Contents Notes
Weeding Key Biscayne -- The challenge of reinhabitation -- Paradigms of community -- Awareness: restoration as a way of seeing, and as work and play -- The exchange: restoration as repayment, and the gift of ecological immortality -- Value and make-believe: a primer on performance -- Sacrifice and celebration: restoration as a performing art -- Sacrifice and celebration: restoration as a performing art -- Conservation and community: restoration, the environment, and environmentalism. Examines how ecological restoration can reverse environmental damage and conserve forests, prairies, and wetlands. Describes ways to guide damaged ecosystems back to their natural, healthy condition, and provides context for the relationship humans have with nature.