Questions often asked by landowners who wish to restore their property include: What is restoration? Where do we start? How much will it cost?
Habitat restoration can be defined as the direct manipulation of ecosystems through tree planting, prescribed burning, seeding native plants and/or cutting small diameter trees. It is often the best approach on sites that have altered plant communities that will not return to a desired future condition through natural processes.
- Restoration Management & Planning
- Aquatic and Riparian Habitat Restoration
- Terrestrial Habitat Restoration
IRM firmly believes that active management is needed to restore the many degraded forest habitats throughout the west to the desired structure and function. Click on the above Services for more detailed information and relevant project experience.
“A land ethic reflects the existence of an ecological conscience,and this in turn reflects a conviction of individual responsibility for the health of the land.”
– Aldo Leopold