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Working Together to Restore the Desert

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The USGS RAMPS program's RestoreNet experiment works to strengthen land treatment, restoration, and reclamation activity across the Southwestern Deserts. Here, a NPS land manager joins a USGS ecologist in the field during the installation of an experimental garden at Montezuma Well National Monument in Arizona. The RestoreNet project is an example of co-produced science, where land managers and scientists work together to design the experiment,  interpret results, and create science delivery products that are useful for land managers working to improve the condition of the land.


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