Restoration, Reclamation, & Reintroduction. BIOL 4160. Presentation Info. Symposium-style 10-12 minute presentation with 3 min Q&A afterward Focus is on your review paper, with (suggested) increased emphasis on global patterns Marking scheme posted on website
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March 22 – Undergrad
March 29 – TRU Closed
April 5 – Build Native Plant Garden
*permission has been granted to dig outside!
All measures of last resort
Ecological restoration: practice of assisting the recovery of an ecosystem that has been degraded, damaged, or destroyed
Can trace its roots to Japan in 800 A.D. – 1600 A.D.
Bare rock, toxic levels of heavy metals
Still have mature trees and a rich seed bank on productive soil
Bioremediation: Use of plants and bacteria to accumulate heavy metals and toxins to restore soil health
Vast area of mixed coniferous-broadleaf forest destroyed by sulfur dioxide emissions from a smelting facility nearby
Emissions killed vegetation, lowered soil pH, and altered soil composition
Birch, aspen, and willow re-established
Elevate soil pH
2) Manually planted conifers
Eventual establishment of conifers
Fitness (survival x flower production) negatively related to genetic distance between source and resident populations
Fitness (survival x size) decreased with both genetic and environmental distance
Leach’s Storm Petrel - extirpated
Tufted Puffin –
Ancient murrelet –