Restoration happens one seed at a time

A group of people seed trays in a greenhouse

Detailed Description

In water-limited systems of the desert Southwest, land managers sometimes restore using seedlings (small plants) instead of seeds alone. This method has shown to be successful in extreme environments like the Mojave desert and also in grasslands where weed pressure can be to high for seeds to germinate and survive. Here, a group of interns starts seedlings of penstemon in a greenhouse, where they will be outplanted at a restoration site. Learn more at RAMPS.


Image Dimensions: 3264 x 2448

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Location Taken: US