10 Pivotal Papers for Ecological Restoration

Comment below on your thoughts on our 10 current and exciting papers in restoration ecology (described in our Restoration Ecology Opinion Piece).  Where should the field be going?  Where is it going?  Which papers do you think have their finger on the pulse of the field?

Bradley, B. A., M. Oppenheimer, and D. S. Wilcove. 2009. Climate Change and Plant Invasions: Restoration Opportunities Ahead? Global Change Biology 15:1511-1521.

Chazdon, R. L., C. A. Harvey, O. Komar, D. M. Griffith, B. G. Ferguson, M. Martinez-Ramos, H. Morales, R. Nigh, L. Soto-Pinto, M. Breugel, and S. M. van Philpott. 2009. Beyond Reserves: A Research Agenda for Conserving Biodiversity in Human-Modified Tropical Landscapes. Biotropica, 41:142-153.

Flitcroft, R. L., D. C. Dedrick, C. L. Smith, C. A. Thieman, and J. P. Bolte. 2009. Social Infrastructure to Integrate Science and Practice: the Experience of the Long Tom Watershed Council. Ecology and Society 14:article 36.

Funk, J. L., E. E. Cleland, K. N. Suding, and E. S. Zavaleta. 2008. Restoration Through Reassembly: Plant Traits and Invasion Resistance. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 23:695-703.

Garibaldi, A. and N. Turner. 2004. Cultural Keystone Species: Implications for Ecological Conservation and Restoration. Ecology and Society 9:1.

Hobbs, R. J., E. Higgs, J. A. Harris. 2009. Novel Ecosystems: Implications for Conservation and Restoration. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 24:599-605.

Lave, R., M. Doyle, and M. Robertson. 2010. Privatizing Stream Restoration in the US. Social Studies of Science 40:677-703.

Lindenmayer, D. B. and G. E. Likens. 2009. Adaptive Monitoring: A New Paradigm for Long-Term Research and Monitoring. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 24:482-486.

Lundholm, J. T. and P. J. Richardson. 2010. Habitat Analogues for Reconciliation Ecology in Urban and Industrial Environments. Journal of Applied Ecology 47: 966-975. 

Palmer, M. A. 2009. Reforming Watershed Restoration: Science in Need of Application and Applications in Need of Science. Estuaries and Coasts 32:1–17.

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