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Fairbanks Work Group Priorities

Field Office: Fairbanks

Question

EQIP Criteria

LWG Priority

1

This project has a benefit to the highest priority locally identified wildlife species.

Whitefish, grouse, moose, grayling, chum, chinook, coho; songbirds--see list.

2

This project has a benefit to a secondary priority locally identified wildlife species.

 

3

EQIP plan addresses natural resource concerns identified as high priority by the Local Work Group.

Manure in surface water. Water quality--excessive fertilization. Soil quality--compaction. Fuel savings. Soil erosion due to conventional tillage.

4

EQIP plan addresses natural resource concerns identified as secondary priority by the Local Work Group.

 

5

EQIP plan includes practices that are identified as high priority by the Local Work Group.

Pest management, nutrient management, hayland/pastureland aeration.

6

EQIP plan includes practices that are identified as secondary priority by the Local Work Group.

 

7

This project addresses locally identified noxious or invasive species of concern.

Top five weeds from Faribanks CWMA--bird vetch, foxtail barley, hempnettle, yellow toadflax, perennial sowthistle. Aspen leaf miner, spruce budworm, willow leaf blotch miner, large Aspen Tortix, engraver beetle, larch sawfly, amber-marked birch leaf minor.

8

This project addresses one or more locally identified priority subsistence species.

Whitefish, moose