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MAINE BULLETIN NO. ME 450-11-5

December 8, 2010
 

Subject: TCH – Section IV of eFOTG

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

Expiration Date. September 30, 2011

The revised Tree and Shrub Pruning Conservation Practice (Code 660) Standard, Specification Guide Sheet, Statement of Work and two new Job Sheets have been issued to eFOTG.

Significant Changes:

  • The conservation practice standard will now be used for flail mowing of lowbush blueberry fields.
  • A new Purpose has been added to the Conservation Practice Standard: “Air Quality Protection” with a lifespan of one year.
  • Added a new “Tree and Shrub Pruning for Lowbush Blueberries” Job Sheet and a Statement of Work.

Contact. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Sally Butler, Ecological Site Inventory Specialist, at 207-778-4767, Ext. 106 or email sally.butler@me.usda.gov.



/s/  William R. Yamartino, Acting

JUAN C. HERNANDEZ
State Conservationist