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Shelter From the Storm

Shelter From the Storm EDITORIAL Steven N. Handel ne year after the destruction of life and property populations in place. The coming climatic and hydraulic from Hurricane Sandy in the eastern United changes remove critical ecological niche space—micro- OStates, government agencies and the professions habitats for rooting, feeding, and nesting and necessary are trying to plan ahead. Federal and local governments food web structure. First, with rising sea level there must are searching for cost-effective solutions to hold back the be a migration of habitats inland from their locale of the tide, to give us all Bob Dylan’s apocryphal “shelter from past years. Is this ecological evacuation route available? the storm.” Green infrastructure, sort of a casual term With bulkheads, roads, and other dense infrastructure that very often includes much more than chlorophyll, common in our coastal zones, even our halophilic species is on the short list of many possible remedies. How can may get in a pickle before they find a new home. There restoration ecologists play the most useful role? must also be a migration north of habitats in the warming Restored habitats play several useful roles in our coastal world. This change has received greater attention with drama. They offer http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Ecological Restoration University of Wisconsin Press

Shelter From the Storm

Ecological Restoration , Volume 31 (4) – Nov 4, 2013

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University of Wisconsin Press
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Abstract

EDITORIAL Steven N. Handel ne year after the destruction of life and property populations in place. The coming climatic and hydraulic from Hurricane Sandy in the eastern United changes remove critical ecological niche space—micro- OStates, government agencies and the professions habitats for rooting, feeding, and nesting and necessary are trying to plan ahead. Federal and local governments food web structure. First, with rising sea level there must are searching for cost-effective solutions to hold back the be a migration of habitats inland from their locale of the tide, to give us all Bob Dylan’s apocryphal “shelter from past years. Is this ecological evacuation route available? the storm.” Green infrastructure, sort of a casual term With bulkheads, roads, and other dense infrastructure that very often includes much more than chlorophyll, common in our coastal zones, even our halophilic species is on the short list of many possible remedies. How can may get in a pickle before they find a new home. There restoration ecologists play the most useful role? must also be a migration north of habitats in the warming Restored habitats play several useful roles in our coastal world. This change has received greater attention with drama. They offer

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Ecological RestorationUniversity of Wisconsin Press

Published: Nov 4, 2013

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