Restoration and Management of Rare or Declining Habitats
Practice 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 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:
Access Control (472)
Animal Trails and Walkways (575)
Conservation Cover (327)
Early Successional Habitat Development/Management (647)
Tree/Shrub Establishment (612)
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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