Practice Code: 314
Reporting Unit: Acre (Ac.)
Brush management is the removal, reduction, or manipulation of tree and shrub species.
Purposes and Benefits
Restore natural plant community balance
Create the desired plant community
Maintain or enhance wildlife habitat including that associated with threatened and endangered species
Enhances wildlife habitat including habitat for threatened and endangered species
Restore vegetation to control erosion and sedimentation
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:
Pest Management - Control of Invasive Species (595)
Prescribed Grazing (528)
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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