Designing and Using Native Seed Mixes

Many ecological restoration projects rely on re-vegetation from seed. This course discusses successful steps for designing and implementing a seed mix, from choosing appropriate species to preparing the planting site. This course covers how to assess the need to seed, use seed biology to make practical decisions about seeding projects, design seed mixes, acquire and store seeds, prepare sites and seeds for sowing, seed a restoration site, and manage a site after sowing to promote vegetation establishment.