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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.
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)
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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