American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To cause (eroded land, for example) to bear a new cover of vegetation.
- v. To bear a new cover of vegetation.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To become green again.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To vegetate anew.
- re- + vegetate (Wiktionary)
“Yet refuge personnel have been unrelentingly doing all they can to help revegetate the remaining islands, with good results: brown pelicans and other birds have returned to nest successfully in recent years.”
“Yet refuge personnel have been tirelessly working to revegetate the remaining islands.”
“White fir is used to revegetate disturbed forest sites where it naturally occurs.”
“And while tar sands miners are required to completely restore and revegetate sites, little has been done.”
“Hydrologic disturbances may occur on Reserve lands in the following forms, and may require listed action for restoration; four wheel drive, or woods roads; removal and restoration; removal of fill from stabilized or improved roads; closing unnecessary footpaths; filling and revegetating unnecessary ponds, or managing those ponds as natural waterbodies where beneficial; remove and allow drainage ditches to revegetate and restore old fire plowlines; and filling and replanting borrow pits.”
“In response to this the Ord River Regeneration Reserve was established to limit stock numbers and revegetate bare land.”
“Fields are usually left idle after short periods of cultivation to revegetate (usually 1-2 years).”
“Its site is a former naval dumping ground, so the project aims to revegetate the site, and enable it to utilize all stormwater.”
“The 1,260-acre Homewood Mountain Resort, for example, has been working since 2006 to revegetate old roads and ski trails, coat forest floors with chipped wood and pump runoff back up the mountain.”
“And we'll work with the legislator and we'll work with the city officials and with the city of Los Angeles and the people of Los Angeles to find resources from our recently passed bonds and other sources to prevent flooding, revegetate the hillside and restore this great, great nursery.”
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