Monitoring Forest Restoration Projects in the Context of an Adaptive Management Cycle

  • Sheila O’Connor
  • Nick Salafsky
  • Dan Salzer


Adaptive Management Biodiversity Indicator Project Team Member Sand Hill Excel Workbook 
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Additional Reading

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  • Sheila O’Connor
  • Nick Salafsky
  • Dan Salzer

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