Practice Code: 394
Reporting Unit: Feet (Ft.)
A permanent or temporary strip of bare or vegetated land planned to retard fire.
Purposes and Benefits
Reduce the spread of wildfire
Contain prescribed burns
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:
Forest Stand Improvement (666)
Forest Trails and Landings (655)
Fuel Break (383)
Prescribed Burning (338)
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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