Spanning the Science-Practice Divide: Why Restoration Scientists Need to be More Involved with Practice

  title={Spanning the Science-Practice Divide: Why Restoration Scientists Need to be More Involved with Practice},
  author={S. Dickens and K. Suding},
  journal={Ecological Restoration},
  pages={134 - 140}
estoration ecology is at a critical juncture. As environmental management policy increasingly embraces restoration, the field of restoration ecol-ogy must span the science-practice divide, or risk becom-ing obsolete. Parties on both sides of the divide agree that science needs to be incorporated into restoration practice and that current approaches are “simply not sufficient” (Hobbs 2007, Weiher 2007, Palmer 2009). There is a resounding call for reforms that better address current limitations… Expand

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