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2010 MBHI Practice Descriptions

Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative Practice Description

Practice Code Practice Name Practice Definition Practice Purpose
644 WETLAND WILDLIFE HABITAT MANAGEMENT Retaining, developing or managing wetland habitat for wetland wildlife To maintain, develop, or improve wetland habitat for waterfowl, shorebirds, fur-bearers, or other wetland dependent or associated flora and fauna.
646 SHALLOW WATER DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT The inundation of lands to provide habitat for fish and/or wildlife. To provide habitat for wildlife such as shorebirds, waterfowl, wading birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, amphibians and other species that require shallow water for at least a part of their life cycle.
647 EARLY SUCCESSIONAL HABITAT DEVELOPMENT/MANAGEMENT Manage early plant succession to benefit desired wildlife or natural communities. Increase plant community diversity to provide habitat for early successional species.


Nelson Childers
Wetlands Reserve Program
(501) 301-3127

Corey Farmer
Environmental Quality Incentives Program and Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program
(501) 301-3122