Tree/Shrub Site Preparation
Practice Code: 490
Reporting Unit: Acre (Ac.)
Tree/Shrub site preparation is the treatment of areas to improve site conditions for establishing trees and/or shrubs.
Purposes and Benefits
Improves landscape aesthetics
Improves water quality
Improves air quality
Enhances wildlife habitat
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:
Integrated Pest Management (595)
Riparian Forest Buffer (391)
Tree/Shrub Establishment (612)
Tree/Shrub Pruning (660)
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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