Restoration Planning and Management Resources (Minnesota, USA)

Midwest Restoration Planning and Management Resources

Web Resources
Minnesota County Record Checklist
 Invasive Species, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources,
Minnesota Department of Transportation Plant Selector
Minnesota Wildflowers
National List of Vascular Plant Species that Occur in Wetlands
Native Plant Community Classification, Ecological Land Classification Program
Native Prairie Seeding Calculator (XLS)
PLANTS Database, USDA,
Plants for Stormwater Design: Species Selection for the Upper Midwest
Restore Your Shore, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Illinois Plant Information Network
Illinois Wildflowers
Lady Bird Johnson Center Native Plant Database

PDFs to Download

Field Guide to Wetland Buffer Plant Seedlings
Going Native: A Prairie Restoration Handbook for Minnesota Landowners,
Handbook for Collecting Vegetation Plot Data in Minnesota: The Releve Method
Managing and Restoring Riparian Environments
Managing and Restoring Woodland and Forest Communities
Managing, Restoring, and Re-establishing Prairie and Savanna Communities,
Measuring & Monitoring Plant Populations
Minnesota Wetland Restoration Guide, Vegetation Establishment Section
MNDOT Seeding Manual, Minnesota Department of Transportation
MN List of Vascular Plant Species that Occur in Wetlands
Native Seed Seed Mix Design for Roadsides
Native Vegetation Establishment and Enhancement Guidelines
Prairie Seedling and Seeding Evaluation Guide
Prairie Moon Nursery Catalog and Cultural Guide
Restoration and Management of Declining Habitats – Tallgrass Prairie (643), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) of Minnesota, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC., 2005.
Restoring and Managing Native Wetland and Upland Vegetation, Jacobson, R.L., Minnesota Board of Soil and Water Resources and Minnesota Department of Transportation, St. Paul, MN, 2006.
Species Lists for Terrestrial and Palustrine Native Plant Communities in East-Central Minnesota, Dunevitz-Texler, H. and C. Lane, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and Great River Greening, St. Paul, MN, 2007.

Books      (Google Search for access)

Central Region Seedling ID Guide for Native Prairie Plants
Field Guide to the Native Plant Communities of Minnesota: The Eastern Broadleaf Forest Province, Ecological Land Classification Program
Field Guide to the Native Plant Communities of Minnesota: The Laurentian Mixed Forest Province,Biological Survey, and Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program,
Field Guide to the Native Plant Communities of Minnesota: The Prairie Parkland and Tallgrass Aspen Parklands Provinces
Field Guide to Wisconsin Sedges: An Introduction to the Genus Carex (Cyperaceae),
Flora of the Great Plains, Barkley
Lakescaping for Wildlife and Water Quality, Henderson
Michigan Flora: Part 1 Gymnosperms and Monocots
Michigan Flora: Part 2
Michigan Flora: Part 3 Dicots Concluded,
Minnesota Flora: An Illustrated Guide to Vascular Plants of Minnesota.
Minnesota Invasive Non-native Terrestrial Plants: An Identification Guide for Resource Managers,
Minnesota’s Saint Croix River Valley and the Anoka Sandplain: A Guide to Native Habitats,
Northland Wildflowers: the Comprehensive Guide to the Minnesota Region,
Plants for Stormwater Design: Species Selection for the Upper Midwest,
Restoring the Tallgrass Prairie: An Illustrated Manual for Iowa and the Upper
Tallgrass Prairie Center Guide to Prairie Restoration, in the Upper Midwest (The),
Tallgrass Prairie Center Guide to Seed and Seedling Identification (The), Williams,
Tallgrass Restoration Handbook for Prairies, Savannas, and Woodlands
Trees and Shrubs of Minnesota: The Complete Guide to Species Identification
Vascular Plants of Minnesota: A Checklist and Atlas, Ownbey, G.B. and T. Morley, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN, 1991.
Vegetation of Wisconsin: An Ordination of Plant Communities, Curtis, J.T., University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, WI, 1959.
Wetland Plants and Plant Communities of Minnesota and Wisconsin