Classes: The technologies
and processes taught in the other classes 1990-2001 are now included
in the licenses available from our firm. Read about licensed technologies
for ecological restoration at http://www.ecoseeds.com/standards.html
Consulting and Licensed technologies:
---Conversion from exotics to the use of local natives, for ecological restoration.
---Hydrocarbon-contaminated soil, revegetation with local natives.
---Pipeline and powerline easement revegetation within three years, with local natives.
---Roadside low-maintenance groundcovers selected from local native plants.
--Roadside native vegetation establishment and management.
----Smelter-denuded areas revegetated.
----Southern California Coastal Sage Scrub restoration and gnatcatcher mitigation.
Licensed Technologies and Processes:
---Arid or desert lands revegetation.
---General roadcut revegetation with natives.
---Grassland restoration technologies, with performance standards
---Great Basin native grassland/exotic conversion program
---Mojave vegetation survey.
---Rangeland/grassland trend analysis.
---Sage Grouse habitat restoration
---Southern California Coastal Sage Scrub analysis, for success and rapid restoration.
---Subalpine Rocky Mountain tarweed conversions, back to other natives.
Journal articles published
in Grasslands -- California Native Grass Assoc.
Other Journal Articles:
----Relic Bunchgrass Prairies Surveyed by Aerial Photos (California). ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION (1987) 5 (2)
----Bunchgrass Seed Cleaned with Cider Mill (California) ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION (1987) 5 (2)
----"Does the Lack of Patent Filings Indicate that Ecological Restorationists Fail to See Themselves as Inventors or Innovators?" ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION (2001) 19 (2):70-71
---"An Example of Applied Grassland Restoration Methodology"
NOXIOUS TIMES (2001) Spring 3 (4):13. California Interagency Noxious
Weed Coordinating Committee, Sacramento, Cal.
----"How Revegetation Can Reduce Global Warming" PLANET DRUM FOUNDATION PULSE (2002) Winter, pages 1-2. Planet Drum Foundation, San Francisco, CA.
----"Releasing the Seedbank of a Coastal California Ecosystem: ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION (2002) 20 (2): 101-106.
---"O Plantio de Vegetação pode Reduzir o Aquecimento Global" THE ECOLOGIST BRAZIL (2002) Inverno 5: 38.
Craig's Juicy Native
Grass Gossip internet journal issues:
-----No. 1 on Native grass genetics.
-----No. 2 on Native grass genetics.
-----No. 3 on Native grass ecotypes.
-----No. 4 on Desert grasslands of California.
-----No. 5 on the Grazing Issue.
-----No. 6 on Weeds & Persistent Exotics on Public Lands.
-----No. 7 on Ecological Restoration plus Ecological Restoration Performance Standards,
-----No. 8 on "What's up DOT?"
-----No. 9 on Calif. native grass industry: Profiles on four major native grass seed growers.
----No. 10 on Diary of the Benicia Stipa Prairie 1992-2000 with special attention to its recovery after two fires.
----No. 11 on Six New Concepts for Exotic Plant Management.
----No. 12 on HONORING OUR ELDERS -- Who are the people who invented the tools and processes that we utilize for Exotic Plant Management and Ecological Restoration?
----No. 13 on Non-riparian Professional and Researcher's Performance Standards for 2003.
----No. 14 on Reducing Global Warming with Revegetation, plus avoiding the creation of another Mars-like planet.
----No. 15 on WAR ON WEEDS DECLARED?
----No. 16 on New Ecological Restoration Concepts- Craig's Ten Tools.
----No. 17 on Ooopps...there Goes Another North American Ecosystem, or Will the Mojave Desert, along with the native vegetation of three National Parks, disappear within our Lifetime?
----No. 18 on HISTORICAL INFORMATION on the Workshop for Caltrans, Deldot and BLM - 2000-2001 NATIVE PLANTS FOR ROADSIDES - GRADE ONE - "INTRODUCTION TO THE INNOVATIVE USE of LOCAL NATIVE PLANTS for ROADSIDES, MITIGATION SITES and MANAGING PUBLIC LANDS" - including 14 Exercises.
---No. 19 on the Dissanthelium californicum treasure hunt, to rediscover the formerly "extinct" grass on San Clemente Island.
---No. 20 on Inventing
Ecological Restoration and Successful Weed Management Technologies
Other products, and research:
---Desert restoration research:
1.) Mohveg Project, completed mapping 23 million acres of the Mojave's natural vegetation.
2.) Direct Seeding Project, developing the best way to direct seed desert grasses.
3.) Relict Analysis Project, map ranges of arid grassland species in California.
4.) Mojave Genemap Project, mapping the genetic variations of plant populations.
---National Native Grass Ecotype Map. Shows the broad ecotypic adaptation of native grass populations to their area, and gives an idea of how far material can be successfully moved within the United States. Ask for licensing information
Updated September 25, 2013