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Photo Gallery for Phillip Nelson
Appomattox County, May 16, 2011

(Photos by Barbara Bowen)

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The Landowner

Phillip Nelson Nelson with his donkey, ____.

The Resource Concerns (Before)

Streambank erosion prior to exclusion fencing. Streambank erosion prior to exclusion fencing. Streambank erosion prior to exclusion fencing.

Streambank erosion prior to exclusion fencing

The Practices

Cross fencing with gates allows Nelson to easily move his herd. This watering trough is fenced with gates for cattle access. Additional fencing helps to restore more than an acre of wetland.
Watering trough fenced with gates for cattle access Cross fencing with gates Fencing for wetland restoration

The Partners

Phillip Nelson confers with Rustburg DC Don Yancey on his gated feeding paddocks. Yancey, Nelson, and Ann Evans inspect a new watering trough.
Phillip Nelson and Rustburg DC
Don Yancey
Yancey, Nelson, and Ann Evans

The Results

Easy access to watering sources. Re-established streambank. A lush green wetland.
Easy access to watering sources Re-established streambank A lush green wetland area


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