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Survival of native seedlings planted by volunteers: The Lower Cotter, ACT case study

Hnatiuk, Sarah; Rayner, Ian; Brookhouse, Matthew; Freudenberger, David

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Volunteer labour is often used for planting native seedlings for revegetation projects. The survival of such plantings is seldom monitored and reported. The overall survival of seedlings at three years of age was assessed for eight years of plantings established by nearly 15,000 volunteers in the Lower Cotter River catchment in the Australian Capital Territory. Mean survival was 66.8% across all years. We conclude that volunteers can be effectively integrated into large-scale revegetation...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/216448
DOI: 10.1111/emr.12410

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