CHAPTER 37Applying Project Management Tools and Techniques in the Ecosystem Restoration Industry

STAN VERAART, PMP, ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANT

DONALD ROSS, CEO, EARTHBALANCE

The ecosystem restoration industry is a rapidly emerging industry that is firmly rooted in science. Increasing threats to and destruction of our ecosystems make us realize that restoring the building blocks of our biological life support system—our planet’s ecosystems—is becoming a necessity. This industry therefore is of importance now and in the future.

Implementing ecosystem restoration projects can be a challenge. The management methodology currently applied in this industry is Adaptive Management, which is explained below. Project implementation has to proceed concurrently ...

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