Ecosystem Restoration: intervening in an ecosystem to re-establish the historical mix of species, numbers and processes. Ecosystem restoration can be done by reintroducing native species where they are absent, removing species that are not naturally occurring within the ecosystem, and adjusting ecological processes to occur at rates that are natural for the region.

Backhoe at Fundy National Park of Canada.
Backhoe at Fundy National Park of Canada.
© Parks Canada / J. Watts / 2003



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