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Practice Code: 391
Reporting Unit: Acre (Ac.)
An area predominantly trees and/or shrubs located adjacent to and up-gradient from watercourses or water bodies.
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:
Riparian Herbaceous Cover (390)
Stream Crossing (578)
Tree and Shrub Establishment (612)
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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