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Restoration and Management of Rare or Declining Habitats

Restoration and management of rare and declining habitatsPractice Code: 643
Reporting Unit: Acre (Ac.)

Restoration and management of rare or declining habitats is the re-creation and conservation of rare or declining native vegetated communities and their associated wildlife species.

Purposes and Benefits

  • Restores land or aquatic habitats degraded by human activity
  • Provides food and habitat for rare and declining wildlife species by restoring and conserving native plant communities
  • Increases native plant community diversity

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)
Trails and Walkways (575)
Conservation Cover (327)
Early Successional Habitat Development/Management (647)
Fence (382)
Tree/Shrub Establishment (612)
Upland Wildlife Habitat Management (645)

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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