Integrating indigenous wetland flora into the urban ecosystem

van der Weerden, Antoinette Integrating indigenous wetland flora into the urban ecosystem. National Wetland Symposium 2016, Nelson, Feb 11-12, 2016. (Submitted)


Abstract or Summary

Re-introduction of original plants into modified ecosystems requires some testing of the plant range originally present. This abstract and presentation looks at the theory behind why this should be pursued. Reintroduction of lost ecosystem in the urban environment creates a vehicle for local residents to become aware of the place/original ecosystem they live in. It connects the city landscape with important highly prized ecosystem remnants in the outlying area beyond the city boundaries..

Item Type:Item presented at a conference, workshop or other event, and published in the proceedings
Keywords that describe the item:Indigenous eco-system, peatland flora, urban ecosystems
Subjects:G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
ID Code:4323
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Deposited On:26 Feb 2016 02:05
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