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MAINE BULLETIN NO. ME 450-10-20

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

                                                                                                        June 24, 2010


Subject: TCH – Section IV of eFOTG
 

Purpose. Announcing revisions and additions to Section IV – B. Conservation Practices of eFOTG.

Expiration Date. September 30, 2010

The updated Brush Management Conservation Practice (Code 314) and Mulching Conservation Practice
(Code 484) Standards, Statements of Work and new Job Sheets have been issued to eFOTG.

Significant Changes:

Brush Management Conservation Practice Standard (Code 314)

  • This standard is not for use on active cropland or for clearing of new land.
  • This standard will no longer be used for flail mowing of lowbush blueberry fields. Tree and Shrub Pruning Conservation Practice Standard (Code 666) will be used for this purpose.
  • A new Purpose has been added: “Create the desired plant community consistent with the ecological site”.

Mulching Conservation Practice Standard (Code 484)

  • Removed Purpose – “Reduce airborne particulates”

Contact. Alice Begin, Resource Conservationist at 207-990-9568 or email alice.begin@me.usda.gov.


/s/ Juan C. Hernandez

JUAN C. HERNANDEZ
State Conservationist