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Practice Code: 666
Reporting Unit: Acre (Ac.)
Forest stand improvement involves the manipulation of forest species composition, stand structure and stocking by cutting or killing selected trees and/or understory vegetation.
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.
This practice is commonly used in a Conservation Management System with practices such as:
Early Successional Habitat Development/Management (647)
Forest Trails and Landings (655)
Prescribed Burning (338)
Prescribed Forestry (409)
Riparian Forest Buffer (391)
Upland Wildlife Habitat Management (645)
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