Practice Code: 422
Reporting Unit: Acre (Ac.)
Hedgerows are dense woody vegetation planted in a linear design to achieve a natural resource conservation purpose.
Purposes and Benefits
Protects water quality
Provides shelter for wildlife
Improves aesthetic value
Improves air quality
Conservation Practice Support Documents
Support Documents for this conservation practice are available for download from an abbreviated version of Section IV of the NRCS Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG).
All support documents associated with this and other conservation practices are available at the NRCS Field Office Technical Guide web site.
Related Conservation Practices
This practice is commonly used in a Conservation Management System with practices such as:
Tree/Shrub Establishment (612)
Tree/Shrub Pruning (660)
Upland Wildlife Habitat Management (645)
If you want to learn how you can protect natural resources on your farm or forestland, please contact your local NRCS office.
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