Trait-based restoration that identifies restoration candidates based on traits that confer resilience to drought
Using restoration to address invasive plant management
Selected Adaptation Publications:
Hulvey K.D., E. Leger, L.M. Porensky, L.M. Roche, K.E. Veblen, A. Fund, J. Shaw, and E.S. Gornish, in press. Restoration islands: A tool for efficiently restoring dryland ecosystems Accepted at Restoration Ecology
Gornish E.S., E. Brusati, and D. and Johnson, 2016. Practitioner perspectives on using non-native plants for revegetation. California Agriculture 70: 194-19Harrison S., E.S. Gornish, and S. Copeland, 2015. Climate-driven diversity loss in a grassland community. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 112: 8672-8677.
Gornish ES, J.J. James, R.L. Sheley, M.J. Rinella, T. Svecar, S.D. Englund, and Z.T. Aanderud, 2015. Altered snowfall influences early life stage transitions and recruitment of a native and invasive grass in a cold desert. Oecologia, 177: 595 – 606
Gornish, E.S., and C. Prather, 2014. Do foliar traits predict how plants respond to warming? A meta analysis. Journal of Vegetation Science, 25: 919 – 927.
Ph.D., Ecology, Florida State University, 2013
M.S.,) Ecology, Florida State University, 2009
B.S., Conservation Biology, Hunter College, New York, NY, 2006
B.S., Business, State University of New York at Buffalo, 2003
B.A., English, State University of New York at Buffalo, 2003