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Upland Wildlife Habitat Management

An idle field being maintained for wildlife purposes.

Practice Code: 645
Reporting Unit: Acre (Ac.

Upland wildlife habitat management is creating, maintaining, or enhancing areas to provide food, cover and habitat connectivity for upland wildlife.

Purposes and Benefits

  • Improves landscape aesthetics
  • Improves water quality
  • Improves air quality
  • Enhances wildlife habitat

Conservation Practice Documents

Web link image: Field Office Technical GuideDocuments 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:

Access Control (472)
Early Successional Habitat Development/Management (647)
Integrated Pest Management (595)
Tree Shrub Establishment (612)
Tree Shrub Pruning (660)

If you want to learn how you can protect natural resources on your farm or forest land, please contact your local NRCS Service Center.


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