conservation, ecological system, species management, biological science
"Introduced species are species that are moved into new regions via trade or traffic. Some of these species become invasive, having devastating impacts on the ecosystems they invade. Alleviating the impacts of invasive species to facilitate the restoration of ecological systems is a major conservation goal. Conservation goals include restoring populations of native species of conservation concern, native biodiversity, and ecosystem function. Removing the invader and allowing for passive ecological recovery is the most common management practice. However, we should not assume that ecological systems will recover with invasive species management (Zavaletaetal.2001)."
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Blance, Megan; Morris, Tim; and Prior, Kristen, "Thinking about conservation targets: recovery of complex versus simple ecological systems from invasive species management" (2017). Research Days Student Posters. 5.