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Mat-Su Work Group Priorities

Field Office: Mat-Su

Question

EQIP Criteria

LWG Priority

1

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

Anadromous and endemic non-anadromous fish.

2

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

Moose, caribou, waterfowl

3

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

Soil condition index increase, treatment of soil erosion measurable by WEQ or RUSLE or measurement. Excess nutrients and pesticides. Plant health and vigor. Fish and wildlife habitat protection or enhancement.

4

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

None.

5

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

Nutrient management, pest management, grazing management, no-till, streambank/shoreline protection, IWM, fence, watering facilities, composting facility, early successional habitat management, fish passage, recreation trail and walkway, upland/wetland management practices.

6

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

Conservation buffers, forest management practics.

7

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

Any species found on state or local invasive species lists.

8

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

Any species of anadromous or non-anadroumous fish used for subsistence. Waterfowl, moose, caribou, upland birds, fur-bearers. Any plan species collected for subsistence uses (berries, etc.)