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BOOKS

Economic Benefits of Grassland Protected Areas (2005), Grassland Foundation, documents that rural areas in the state will benefit economically from creating a network of large-scale grassland conservation areas.

Grassland Restoration (1999), English Nature, explores basic guidelines for grassland management in the UK including grazing, mowing and burning techniques.

The Tallgrass Restoration Handbook for Prairies, Savannas, and Woodlands (1997), edited by Packard and Mutel, is a hands-on manual that provides a detailed account of what has been learned about the art and science of prairie restoration.

United States Grasslands and Related Resources: An Economic and Biological Trends Assessment (?), by Conner et al, provides an overview of the historical importance of grasslands in the United States from an economic and biological perspective as well as an assessment of the recent trends in US grasslands and related resources.

ARTICLES

A Field of Dreams: Returning Grassland Birds to the Eastern Shore of Maryland
http://www.audubonnaturalist.org/cgi-bin/mesh/naturalist_news/archives/
a_field_of_dreams/printer_friendly

A Method for Replacing Serrated Tussock with Kangaroo Grass in Lowland Native Grassland Remnants
http://wallaby.vu.edu.au/adt-VVUT/uploads/approved/adt-VVUT20020503.173242/public/02whole.pdf

A Tale of Two Grasslands: The Slow Road to Restoration in British Columbia and Kenya
http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/Magazine/jf05/indepth/international.asp

An Assessment of Grassland Restoration Success Using Species Diversity Components
http://www.public.iastate.edu/~bwilsey/jpe_1019.pdf

An Ecosystem in Transition: Causes and Consequences of the Conversion of Mesic Grassland to Shrubland
http://www-personal.ksu.edu/~jblair/Briggs%20et%20al%20BioScience%202005.pdf

Are Plant Traits Useful as Predictors of Performance in Grassland Restoration?
http://www.uea.ac.uk/~b033/Are_plant_traits_useful_as_predictors_of_
performance_in_grassland_restoration.doc

Avian Community Response to Pine-Grassland Restoration
http://www.bioone.org/pdfserv/i0091-7648-032-03-0819.pdf

Biodiversity in Temperate European Grasslands: Origin and Conservation
http://www.planteco.lu.se/people/hhb/Partel_Bruun_Sammul_2005_Grassland_Science_in_Europe_10.pdf

Contingency of Grassland Restoration on Year, Site and Competition from Introduced Grasses
http://www.esajournals.org/esaonline/?request=get-abstract&issn=1051-0761&
volume=013&issue=01&page=0137

Criteria and Methods for Evaluating Regional Plans in the Tropical Savannas
http://savanna.ntu.edu.au/downloads/Evaluate%20screen.pdf

Ecology and Restoration of California Grasslands with Special Emphasis on the Influence of Fire and Grazing on Native Grassland Species
http://www.elkhornsloughctp.org/uploads/1126128955CROWNGrassReview.pdf

Environmental Impact Assessment of Livestock Production in Grassland-Based Systems in Humid and Sub-Humid Tropic and Subtropic Zones
http://www.virtualcentre.org/en/dec/toolbox/Backgrnd/GMSFAO3.pdf

First Nations Perspectives on the Grasslands of the Interior of British Columbia
http://www.fiu.edu/~jea/blackstock.pdf

Grasses as Invasive Alien Plants in South Africa
http://www.dwaf.gov.za/wfw/Docs/Papers/SAJSFeb2004milton.pdf

Grassland Birds: An Overview of Threats and Recommended Management Strategies
http://www.birds.cornell.edu/pifcapemay/vickery.htm

Grassland, Grassland Uber Alles
http://home.vicnet.net.au/~iffa/GPCconf/McDougall.pdf

Grassland Restoration
http://horticulture.coafes.umn.edu/vd/h5015/97papers/es_mason.html

Grassland Restoration on Private Land (US Fish & Wildlife)
http://www.fws.gov/northeast/nyfo/info/factsheets/grasslands.pdf

Grassland Restoration with Native Perennial Grasses in Yolo County, California
http://www.ars.usda.gov/research/publications/publications.htm?seq_no_115=159750

Grazing as a Technique for Prairie Restoration
http://horticulture.coafes.umn.edu/vd/h5015/97papers/henrichs.html

Grazing Systems, Ecosystem Responses and Global Change
http://arjournals.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev.energy.29.062403.102142

Guidelines for Native Grassland Restoration Projects (Texas)
http://www2.tpwd.state.tx.us/publications/pwdpubs/media/pwd_rp_w7000_1153.pdf

Interactions between Fire and Invasive Plants in Temperate Grasslands of North America
http://jfsp.nifc.gov/invasive%20publications/ttrs_22pr_04_40_65_c.pdf

Livestock Grazing Management and Biodiversity Conservation in Australian Temperate Grassy Landscapes
http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/AR03024.htm

Managing Chromolaena odorata in Subtropical Grasslands in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
http://www.ehs.cdu.edu.au/chromolaena/fifth/pdf/KwaZuluNatal.pdf

Managing Species Diversity in Tallgrass Prairie: Assumptions and Implications
http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/abs/10.1046/j.1523-1739.1994.08030691.x

Methods for Restoration of Depleted Tussock Grasslands
http://www.tussocks.net.nz/BiodiversityandRestoration/resrev_pap.html

Mowing and Grazing in Grassland Restoration
http://herkules.oulu.fi/isbn9514259947/html/x240.html

Natural Temperate Grassland (Australia)
http://www.deh.gov.au/biodiversity/publications/grasslands/pubs/grassland.pdf

Nitrogen Balances in Natural Grasslands and Extensively-Managed Grassland Systems
http://www.nzes.org.nz/nzje/free_issues/NZJEcol6_1.pdf

Presentations from Appalachian Laboratory Grasslands Workshop (2005)
http://www.al.umces.edu/Research%20Conservation%20&%20Restoration%20Ecology/grasslandresources/grasslandpresentations.htm

Restoration of Calcareous Grasslands: The Role of the Soil Seed Bank and Seed Dispersal for Recolonisation Process
http://www.bib.fsagx.ac.be/library/base/text/v9n2/143.pdf

Restoration on Abandoned Tropical Pasturelands – Do We Know Enough?
http://www.csa.com/partners/viewrecord.php?requester=gs&collection=ENV&recid=6089815

Restorative Mowing on Semi-Natural Grasslands: Community Level Changes and Species-Level Responses
http://herkules.oulu.fi/isbn9514259947/html/

Restoring Grassland on Arable Land: An Example of a Fast Spontaneous Succession without Weed-Dominated Stages
http://www.ibot.cas.cz/preslia/P044CJon.pdf

Restoring Palouse and Canyon Grasslands: Putting Back the Missing Pieces
http://www.id.blm.gov/techbuls/01_15/part1.pdf

Restoring Perennial Grasslands
http://www.managingwholes.com/grass-restore.htm

Restoring Rare Native Habitats in the Willamette Valley
http://www.biodiversitypartners.org/pubs/Campbell/06.shtml

Rethinking Eastern Grasslands: A Deep Time Perspective
http://www.highlandssanctuary.org/NaturalHistory/Kamama/hall.article.htm

Reversing Declines in Grassland Bird Populations in Minnesota through Restoration of the Northern Tall Grass Prairie
http://horticulture.coafes.umn.edu/vd/h5015/03papers/dobrovolny.pdf

Shrub Invasions of North American Semi-Arid Grasslands
http://arjournals.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/
annurev.ecolsys.31.1.197;jsessionid=n9o3Dqjj0KP86Vs1wN?cookieSet=1&journalCode=ecolsys

Soil Physical Conditions in Nigerian Savannas and Biomass Production
http://users.ictp.it/~pub_off/lectures/lns018/31Salako2.pdf

Trees in Grasslands: Biogeochemical Consequences of Woody Plant Expansion
http://ag.arizona.edu/research/archer/pubs/Jena_Book_Chapter.pdf

Understanding Rangeland Biodiversity
http://www.odi.org.uk/publications/wp121.pdf

Wildflower Grasslands in the Weald
http://www.highweald.org/uploads/Weald%20Leaflet2.pdf

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