Restoration

  • PDF preview of Seed Extractory spotlight.
    One of the important jobs of the Forest Service is to oversee restoration projects for forests, grasslands, and watersheds that…

    Spotlight – Seed Extractory

  • Five species of Moon Trees as seedlings with ruler in between them
    In this module, we will explore trees and what they need, and we will learn how tree seeds have gone…

    Learning Module – Countdown to Moon Trees

  • Scientists can use models to simulate and predict the effects of an action. In this research in the Great Lakes…

    Full Throttle Model (Time Warp Monograph Series) – Vol. 1 No. 16

  • Ecosystem services are the benefits that nature provides through natural processes. For example, plants provide clean air, natural fire helps…

    Ecosystem Services – Vol. 12 No. 1

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    In this article, scientists explore the different ecosystem services provided by prairie potholes such as soil nutrients, absorbing carbon, and…

    Fill Those Potholes! Identifying Ecosystem Services of Small Wetlands on the American Prairie

  • Photograph of a rattlesnake with the title 'Snake, Rattle and Roll' on the top left corner.
    After an area has been changed by human or natural disturbances, forest managers often engage in restoration activities. In the…

    Snake, Rattle, and Roll: Investigating the Snakes That Live in the Bosque Along the Middle Rio Grande

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    The scientists in this study were interested in knowing whether humans and other animals can help disturbed areas of land…

    The Trees Have Gone Batty! How Bat Scat Helped Restore a Tropical Forest

  • This edition is full of information on the natural environment that we call the Rocky Mountains. In this Natural Inquirer,…

    Olympic Winter Games – Vol. 2 No. 2

  • This edition is full of information on the natural environment that we call the Rocky Mountains. In this Natural Inquirer,…

    Olympic Winter Games – Spanish

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    Until the early 1950s, people mined copper, gold, and silver in the Beartooth Mountains in Montana. During mining operations, the…

    Let Nature Take Its Course: Helping the Environment Take Care of Itself (Spanish)