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Alex Russ

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781501705823

Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.001.0001

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Ecological Restoration

Ecological Restoration

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(p.251) 26 Ecological Restoration
Source:
Urban Environmental Education Review
Author(s):

Elizabeth P. McCann

Tania M. Schusler

, Alex Russ, Marianne E. Krasny
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0027

This chapter looks at ecological restoration efforts that include an educational purpose, otherwise known as “restoration-based education.” Restoration-based education occurs over time and consists of social and ecological components. It has the potential to create learning landscapes that enhance biodiversity and ecosystem services while offering learners, such as children and adults, opportunities to reverse negative environmental trends through their collective hands-on/minds-on efforts. The chapter considers some of the contexts where restoration-based education takes place, along with its educational and ecological impacts. It also examines the importance of partnerships, inclusivity, cultural relevance, and social justice in the restoration education process.

Keywords:   ecological restoration, biodiversity, ecosystem services, restoration-based education, partnerships, inclusivity, cultural relevance, social justice

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