Restoring the living skin of the earth: biocrusts in dryland restoration

Authors:
Bowker, M., K. Young and H. Grove

Publication Date:
2016

Abstract/Summary:
Matthew Bowker, Kristina Young, and Henry Grover of the Forest-Rangeland Soil Ecology Lab of Northern Arizona University are working towards incorporating biological soil crusts into the restoration picture. In this webinar, they will share their progress and plans for restoring biocrusts using the following approach: 1) Develop optimal culturing techniques; 2) Maximize field survivorship; 3) Develop, build and test field delivery mechanisms; and 4) Integrate techniques with current restoration practices.

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    Resource Type:
    Audio/Video

    Source:
    Society for Ecological Restoration

    Link:
    http://www.ser.org/news/305794/Archived-SER-Webinar---Restoring-the-Living-Skin-of-the-Earth-Biocrusts-in-Dryland-Restoration.htm