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Guides and Instructions

Guides and Instructions

Michigan Forestry

The Natural Resources Conservation Service in Michigan works in partnership with other federal, state, local and Tribal governments as well as universities and non-governmental organizations to provide technical assistance on private land forestry issues. 

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National Ecological Site Handbook

This handbook provides standards, guidelines, definitions, policies, responsibilities, and procedures for conducting the collaborative process of ecological site description (ESD) development.

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National Soil Survey Handbook

The National Soil Survey Handbook (NSSH) provides the standards, guidelines, definitions, policy, responsibilities, and procedures for conducting the NRCS portion of the National Cooperative Soil Survey program.

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National Watershed Program Manual and Handbook

The National Watershed Program Manual provides policy, guidance and suggestions for working through the various stages of watershed projects, from working with potential sponsors to providing project rehabilitation assistance. The National Watershed Program Handbook is a companion document.