Early Successional Habitat Development/Management
Practice Code: 647
Reporting Unit: Acre (Ac.)
Manage early plant succession to benefit desired wildlife or natural communities to increase plant community diversity to provide habitat for early successional species.
Purposes and Benefits
Improves landscape aesthetics
Increases plant community diversity
Provides habitat for declining species
Improves water quality
Improves air quality
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)
Tree/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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