ROADSIDE REVEGETATION—An Integrated Approach to Establishing Native Plants


Resource Materials

Integrating societal goals for safe, efficient transportation with goals for ecological health is a crucial issue. Effective roadside revegetation using native plant species is a multi-disciplinary, integrated approach that will support long-term sustainability of highway transportation projects. This list contains resource materials for revegetation specialists, transportation professionals, managers and related practitioners.

Roadside Revegetation: An Integrated Approach to Establishing Native Plants

A technical guide to facilitate the successful establishment of native plants along roadside and other areas of disturbance associated with road modifications.

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A Manager's Guide to Roadside Revegetation Using Native Plants

This guide is intended to support managers in facilitating successful protection and/or establishment of native vegetation as an integral part of road design and construction. This report summarizes the concepts and approaches developed in Roadside Revegetation: An Integrated Approach to Establishing Native Plants, from a manager's perspective.

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Illustrative Guide to Roadside Revegetation Using Native Plants

This guide is an abbreviated overview of the roadside revegetation process in graphic formatOpen the PDF document.

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Current and Innovative Solutions to Roadside Revegetation Using Native Plants: A Domestic Scan

A sampling of nationwide revegetation practices.

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The Art & Science of Revegetation

Video provides an overview of how the roadside revegetation process can be integrated into the transportation project life cycle.

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An Integrated Approach for Using Native Plants for Roadside Revegetation

Illustrative poster provides overview of this approach, a graphic of the project life cycle of revegetation, and benefits of approach.

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Managing Our Nation's Roadsides through Native Plant Restoration

Fact sheet summarizes two key resources, the Art & Science of Revegetation website portal and the Roadside Revegetation Technical Guide.

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The Project Cycle of Revegetation

Timeline graphic illustrates the overlapping schedules of road project and roadside revegetation processes.

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Roadside Revegetation: An Integrated Approach to Establishing Native Plants Website

Website contains four integrated and interlinked modules dedicated to explaining the art and science of roadside revegetation, including a technical guide, training modules, interactive visualization tool, and online data form for sharing. There is also a link to a Fact Sheet highlighting website features and functionality.

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Native Revegetation Resource Library

A comprehensive database of practical and applied information for planning, implementing, and monitoring restoration projects, with specific emphasis on the western United States.

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Roadside Revegetation Interactive Visualization

This visualization tool demonstrates the stepwise process and illustrates potential results in different geographic zones over time. This tool is provided for educational and illustrative purposes only.

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