Restoration Publications

Peer-reviewed papers and chapters

  • Porensky, L.M., K.J. Vaughn & T.P. Young. 2012. Can initial intraspecific spatial aggregation increase multi-year diversity by creating temporal priority? Ecological Applications 22:927-936. pdf
  • Vaughn, K.J., C. Biel, F. de Herralde, X. Aranda, J.J. Clary, R.Y. Evans, T.P. Young & R. Savé. 2011. California perennial grasses are physiologically distinct from both Mediterranean annual and perennial grasses. Plant & Soil 345:37-46. pdf
  • Holmes, K.A., K.E. Veblen, A.M. Berry & T.P. Young. 2011. Effects of prescribed fires on planted valley oak saplings at a research restoration site in the Sacramento Valley.  Restoration Ecology 19:118-125. pdf
  • Young, T.P. & K.J. Vaughn. 2011. Restoration. Pp. 594-597 in Encyclopedia of Biological Invasivions.  D. Simberlof & M. Rejmanek (eds.), University of California Press. pdf
  • Vaughn, K.J., L.M. Porensky, M.L. Wilkerson, J. Balachowski, E. Peffer, C. Riginos & T.P. Young. 2010. Restoration Ecology. Nature Education Knowledge 1(8):66. web link
  • Vaughn, K.J. & T.P. Young. 2010. Contingent conclusions: year effects influence the results of ecological field experiments, but temporal replication is rare. Restoration Ecology 18S1:59-64. pdf
  • Kinyua, D.M., L.E. McGeoch, N. Georgiadis, & T.P. Young. 2010. Short-term and long-term effects of tilling, fertilization, and seeding on the restoration of a tropical rangeland.  Restoration Ecology 18S1:226-233. pdf
  • Palmerlee, A.P. & T.P. Young. 2010 Direct seeding is more cost-effective than planting container stock across ten woody species in California. Native Plants Journal 11:89-102. pdf
  • Veblen K.E. & T.P. Young. 2010. Contrasting effects of cattle and wildlife on the vegetation development of a savanna landscape mosaic.  Journal of Ecology 98:993-1001. pdf
  • Erwin, T.L. & T.P. Young. 2010. A native besieged: the effects of non-native frugivores and ground vegetation on fruit removal in a highly endangered Hawaiian shrub, Delissea kauaiensis. Pacific Science 64:33-43. pdf
  • Young, T.P. & E. Peffer. 2010. “Recalcitrant understory layers” revisited: arrested succession and the long life spans of clonal mid-successional species.  Canadian Journal of Forest Research 40:1184-1188. pdf
  • Lulow, M.E. and T. P. Young. 2009. High native forb richness in Central Valley “grassland” sites in the western Sacramento Valley and adjacent foothills. Grasslands 14(3):7-11. pdf
  • Veblen, K.E. & T.P. Young. 2009. A California grasslands alkali specialist Hemizoniapungens pungens prefers non-alkali soil. Journal of Vegetation Science 20:170-176. pdf
  • Infalt, S.B. & T.P. Young. 2008. Forest restoration of campsites at Kings Canyon National Park, California.  Ecological Restoration 26:302-310. pdf
  • Ingolia, M., T.P. Young & E.G. Sutter. 2008. Germination ecology of Rorippa subumbellata (Tahoe yellow cress), an endangered, endemic species of Lake Tahoe.  Seed Science and Technology 36:621-632. pdf
  • Holmes, K.A., K.E. Veblen, T.P. Young, and A.M. Berry. 2008. California oaks and fire: a review and case study. Pages 551-565 in: Merenlender, A., D. McCreary, and K.L. Purcell, eds. Proceedings of the Sixth California Oak Symposium: Today's Challenges, Tomorrow's Opportunities. 2006, October 9-12. General Technical Report PSW-GTR-217. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. 699 pp. pdf
  • Stromberg, M., C.M. D’Antonio, T.P. Young, J. Wirka & P. Kephart. 2007. California Grassland Restoration.  Pp. 254-280 in: Stromberg, M., J.D. Corbin, and C.M. D’Antonio (eds). Ecology and Management of California Grasslands. University of California Press.
  • Dawson, K., T.P. Young & K.E. Veblen. 2007. Alkali ecotypes in an invasive annual grass, Lolium multiflorumBiological Invasions 9:327-234. pdf
  • Stromberg, M., T.P. Young, J. Wirka & P. Kephart. 2007. California Grassland Restoration.  Pp. 254-280 in: Stromberg, M., J.D. Corbin, and C.M. D’Antonio (eds). Ecology and Management of California Grasslands. University of California Press, Berkeley. pdf
  • Lulow, M.E., T.P. Young, J.L. Wirka, & J.H. Anderson. 2007. Variation in the initial success of seeded native bunchgrasses in the rangeland foothills of Yolo County, California.  Ecological Restoration 25:20-28. pdf
  • Veblen, K.E., K.A. Holmes, & T.P. Young. 2007. Most one-year-old grass plugs survive controlled burns.  Ecological Restoration 25:50-51. pdf
  • Deering R.H. & T.P. Young. 2006. Germination speeds of exotic annual and native perennial grasses in California, and the potential benefits of seed priming for grassland restoration.  Grasslands 15:1,14-15. pdf
  • Young, T.P. 2006.  Declining rural economies and the future of biodiversity: missing the forest for the trees?  Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy 9:319-138 . pdf
  • Young, T.P. & R.Y. Evans. 2005. Growth and survivorship of valley oaks (Quercus lobata) planted from seed and containers. Native Plants Journal 6:83-90. pdf
  • Young, T.P., D.A. Petersen & J.J. Clary. 2005. The ecology of restoration: historical links, emerging issues, and unexplored realms.   Ecology Letters 8:662-672. pdf
  • Kostel-Hughes, F., T.P. Young & J.D. Weir. 2005.   Emergence and seedling growth of native and non-native trees species in response to leaf litter depth.   Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 132:50-61. pdf
  • Huddleston, R.T & T.P. Young. 2005.   The effects of weed control and soil amendments on exotic species and planted native grasses in an Oregon grassland.   Western North American Naturalist 65:507-515.  pdf
  • Huddleston, R.T & T.P. Young.  2004.   Spacing and competition between planted grass plugs and pre-existing perennial grasses.   Restoration Ecology 12:546-551. pdf
  • Clary, J., R. Save, C. Biel & F. de Herralde. 2003. Water relations in competitive interactions of Mediterranean grasses and shrubs.  Annals of Applied Biology 144:149-155.
  • Young, T.P., J.M Chase & R.T. Huddleston. 2001. Community succession and assembly-- comparing, contrasting and combining paradigms in the context of ecological restoration.  Ecological Restoration 19:5-18. pdf
  • Hobbs, T. and T.P. Young. 2001. Growing Valley Oak.   Ecological Restoration 19:165-171. pdf
  • Young, T.P. & R.Y Evans.   2001. Container stock versus direct seeding for woody species in restoration sites. Comb. Proc. Intl. Plant Propagation Soc. (2000) 50: 577-582. pdf
  • Young, T.P. 2000.   Restoration ecology and conservation biology.   Biological Conservation 92:73-83. pdf
  • Ostro, L.E.T., T.P. Young, S.C. Silver, & F.W. Koontz. 2000. Habitat selection by translocated howler monkeys in Belize. Animal Conservation 3:175-181. pdf
  • Ostro, L.E.T., S.C. Silver, F.W. Koontz, T.P. Young and R. H. Horwich. 1999.   Ranging behavior of translocated and established groups of black howler monkeys Alouatta pigra in Belize, Central America.   Biological Conservation 87:181-190. pdf
  • Young, T.P. & F. Chan. 1998.   Establishment of deergrass (Muhlenbergia rigens) at a restoration site, and its prospects for woody plant suppression in transmission rights of way.   Grasslands 8(3):3-10.
  • Kostel-Hughes, T.P. Young & F.M. McDonnell. 1998.   The soil seed bank and its relationship to the aboveground vegetation in deciduous forests in New York City.   Urban Ecosystems 2:43-59. pdf
  • Kostel-Hughes, F., T.P. Young, and M.M. Carreiro. 1998.   Leaf litter traits and seedling occurrence in forests along an urban-rural land-use gradient.   Urban Ecosystems 2:263-278. pdf
  • Russo, C. & T.P. Young. 1997.   Egg and seed removal at urban and suburban forest edges. Urban Ecosystems 1:171-178. pdf

 

Dissertations

  • Alex Palmerlee (2007): Relative survivorship advantage and cost-effectiveness of container stock over direct seeding declines with seed size in ten native California woody species. M.Sc. dissertation, University of California, Davis.
  • Tracy Erwin (2007): Recruitment limitation in endangered Hawaiian plants. M.Sc. dissertation, University of California, Davis.
  • Susan Infalt (2006):  Forest restoration in campgrounds at Kings Canyon National Park, California: an experimental field study. M.Sc. dissertation, University of California, Davis."
  • Mia Ingolia (2006):  Germination characteristics of Rorippa subumbellata (Tahoe Yellow Cress). M.Sc. dissertation, University of California, Davis.
  • Jeffrey Clary (2006):  Distribution and ecophysiological adaptations of annual and perennial grasses in Mediterranean climate zones of California and the Iberian Peninsula. Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Davis.
  • Deborah Petersen (2005): Facilitating prescribed fire to manage invasive exotic grasses on California's annual grasslands: reseeding with annual clovers and grasses to mitigate first-year forage loss.  M.Sc. dissertation, University of California, Davis.
  • Megan E. Lulow (2004): Restoration in California's inland grasslands: The role of priority effects and management strategies in establishing native communities, and the ability of native grasses to resist invasion by non-native grasses. Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Davis.Linde
  • Ryan Deering (2001): Germination of exotic annual and native perennial grasses in California and   testing the potential benefits of seed priming for grassland restoration. M.Sc. dissertation, University of California, Davis.
  • Russell Huddleston (2001):   Native prairie restoration on The Nature Conservancy's Agate Desert Preserve in southwest Oregon. M.Sc. dissertation, University of California, Davis.
  • Diana Hershey (1999):  Re-establishing riparian community architecture on old gravel mines. M.Sc. dissertation, University of California, Davis.
  • Linde Ostro (1998):  The spatial ecology of translocated black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra) in Belize. Ph.D. dissertation, Fordham University
  • Fartih Kostel-Hughes (1998): The role of soil seed banks and leaf litter in the regeneration of native and exotic tree species in urban forests. Ph.D. dissertation, Fordham University

 

Notes, etc.

  • Young, T.P. Young, T.P.  2006.  Restoration Ecology, by J. Van Andel and J. Aronson. Environmental Conservation 33:82-83 (book review).
  • Young, T.P. 2005. Assembly Rules and Restoration Ecology. Environmental Conservation 32:98-99 (book review). pdf
  • (Young. T.P. & D. Johnson.) 2004. Restoration.  Noxious Times 5(4):10.
  • Smith, S. and T.P. Young. 2002. EH faculty host conference on restoration issues at UCD. Growing Points 6(2):8. pdf
  • Young, T.P., D.L. Immel and J.J. Clary. 2002.   Historical Ecology, by Egan & Howell.   Journal of Environmental Management 68:437-8 (book review). pdf
  • Young, T.P. 2001. What is a native? Noxious Times (California Interagency Noxious Weed Coordinating Committee) 3(4):11.   Reprinted in Growing Points 6(2):2. pdf
  • Young, T.P. & D.B. Leroy. 2000. Restoration in Education.   At UC-Davis, the emphasis is on growing a Restoration Ecology program for the future. Society for Ecological Restoration News 13(1):8.
  • Young, T.P. & R.Y. Evans. 2000. Root growth in containers: implications for xeriscape and restoration.   Report of the Elvenia J. Slossen Fund for Ornamental Horticulture 1998-1999, pp 15-18.
  • Young, T.P. 1999. Restoration ecology takes root at UC Davis. Growing Points 3(1):4. pdf
  • Young. T.P. (with F. Chan). 1997. Restoration ecology: renewing our disturbed landscapes. Growing Points 1(6):1-2. pdf
  • Wester, A. & T.P. Young. 1997. Spatial pattern of deer herbivory at suburban forest edges. Restoration & Management Notes 15:186-187.