Ecosystem Restoration Services

What is Ecosystem Restoration?

There is a wide range of interventions that are considered to be Ecosystem Restoration, and the ultimate goal would be Ecological Restoration. This illustration may help to explain:

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Ecosystem restoration includes a broad range of ecosystem management interventions, from reducing societal impacts in production landscapes to fully recovering native ecosystems. Examples of ecosystem restoration include agriculture management to reduce soil erosion, installation of urban greenways, and remediation of mine-contaminated soils.

Ecological restoration is a special type of ecosystem restoration practice and offers the highest level of ecosystem repair.

The goals of ecological restoration include both removing degradation, and restoring the designated area to the condition it would have been in now if degradation had not occurred. If the aim is to return a natural ecosystem back to its previous baseline state, this practice can be referred to as ecological restoration.

Ecosystem Restoration is the process of assisting in the recovery of ecosystems that have been degraded, damaged, or destroyed, and focuses on establishing the ecological processes necessary to make terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems sustainable, resilient, and healthy under current and future conditions while improving human well-being.