Hanson, C., K. Buckingham, S. Dewitt and L. Laestadius
When applied prior to initiating a restoration process, the diagnostic can help decision makers and stakeholders focus their efforts on getting the missing key success factors in place—before large amounts of human, financial, or political capital are invested. When applied periodically as landscape restoration progresses, the diagnostic can help decision makers and implementers sustain restora – tion progress through adaptive management. As a result, application of the diagnostic may increase the likelihood that forest landscape restoration processes will be successful.
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