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Newly installed RestoreNet treatments including pits + seedballs + live topsoil and live topsoil + direct seeding

May 2024 (approx.)

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Newly installed RestoreNet Version 2.0 treatment plots at Bar T Bar Ranch in Northern Arizona. Left: a plot that received pitting + seedballs + live topsoil inoculum (in the seedballs), Right: a plot that received live topsoil inoculum (spread across the plot) and direct seeding. The treatments are fully crossed and include control plots without seed, direct seeding with and without pits, seedballs with and without pits, all with either live topsoil inoculum or sterilized soil either spread across the plot or put inside the seedballs. Photos by Laura Shriver (USGS).


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Photo by Laura Shriver