Edward Redente - Principle Ecologist
Dr. Redente has 35 years of experience working as an ecologist, specializing in the reclamation and restoration of disturbed lands. Dr. Redente is internationally recognized as an expert in mined land reclamation, restoration, and ecosystem level monitoring to assess the effects of reclamation techniques. Dr. Redente was on the faculty at Colorado State University from 1976 through 2006. During that time he was a research and teaching professor and also served as the Department Head of Forest, Rangeland and Watershed Stewardship, Director of the Center for Ecological Risk Assessment, Associate Vice President of Research for the University, and both Research Dean and the Dean of the Warner College of Natural Resources. He currently holds the title of Professor Emeritus. He has conducted reclamation research on virtually every major aspect of reclamation including soil fertility, soil chemistry, soil ecology, soil amendments, metal toxicity in plants, seeding and planting techniques, species performance, and seed mixture development to name just a few. He has worked on reclamation projects in most every state in the western United States and in several countries including Canada, Australia, China, Brazil, Peru, and Guatemala. He has published over 150 scientific articles on various aspects of disturbed land ecology and reclamation.
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