Earth Partnership for Schools
WOODLAND RESTORATION INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP > HOW TO RESTORE WOODLAND AT YOUR SCHOOL > SELECT WOODLAND MODELS TO RESTORE
In this step, you will select a woodland community that matches your site's environmental and biological characteristics. Your previous investigations of soil, topography, existing vegetation, microclimate, and historical information are tools to help you find the right fit. Selecting an appropriate woodland model is not an exact science but rather a combination of skilled observations, educated guesses, and common sense. The following activity, "A Good Fit," will guide you through the selection process.
What if your school yard already has a woodland or a planted pine plantation?
First, match the existing vegetation to potential woodland community models; then complete the activity " A Good Fit " to fine tune your selections. Match existing vegetation to woodland community models in the following activity: