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2016 CSP Animal Enhancements

Animal Enhancements

An"enhancement" is a conservation activity used to treat natural resources and improve conservation performance. Enhancements are designed to maintain or exceed the quality criteria, or stewardship level, for the resource concern. Enhancements tied directly to conservation practices standards exceed the minimum treatment requirements of the standard to address additional criteria or considerations. Conservation practice standards and quality criteria for resource concerns can be found in sections II and III of the Field Office Technical Guide (eFOTG).

ANM03 Incorporate native grasses and or legumes into 15 percent or more of herbage DM productivity Click for summary

ANM09 Grazing management to improve wildlife habitat Click for summary

ANM11 Patch burning to enhance wildlife habitat Click for summary

ANM12 Shallow water habitat Click for summary

ANM21 Prairie restoration for grazing and wildlife habitat Click for summary

ANM25 Stockpiling forages to extend the grazing season Click for summary

ANM27  Wildlife friendly fencing Click for summary

ANM29 On farm forage based grazing system Click for summary

ANM31 Drainage water mgmt Click for summary

ANM32 Extend existing filter strips or riparian herbaceous cover for water quality protection and wildlife habitat Click for summary

ANM33 Riparian buffer terrestrial and aquatic wildlife habitat Click for summary

ANM34 Leave standing grain crops Unharvested to benefit wildlife Click for summary

ANM35 Enhance wildlife habitat expired grass legume covered CRP acres Click for summary

ANM36 Enhance wildlife habitat expired tree covered CRP acres Click for summary

ANM37 Prescriptive grazing management system for grazing lands (includes expired CRP grass/legume) Click for summary

ANM38 Retrofit watering facility for escape and access Click for summary

ANM39 Extending riparian forest buffers Click for summary

ANM40 Extend existing field borders Click for summary

ANM41 Multi species native perenials for biomass wildlife Click for summary

ANM42 FSI for wildlife habitat and soil quality Click for summary

ANM43 Removal of woody vegetation from rice field levees Click for summary

ANM44 Manipulate vegetation on fields where rainfall is captured retained Click for summary

ANM45 Manipulate vegetation on fields where rainfall is captured retained Click for summary

ANM46 Extend retention of captured rainfall provide late winter habitat Click for summary

ANM47 Shorebird habitat late season shallow water with manipulation Click for summary

ANM48 Shorebird habitat extended late season shallow water manipulation Click for summary

ANM49 Early successional habitat between first rice crop and ratoon crop Click for summary

ANM50 Control of undesirable woody vegetation in moist soil wetlands Click for summary

ANM51 Establish maintain early successional veg ditches  and ditch borders Click for summary

ANM52 Implement fallow discing to improve wildlife habitat Click for summary

ANM53 Hinge cutting for wildlife Click for summary

ANM54 Prescribed burning for upland birds and other wildlife Click for summary

ANM55 Creation and retention of snags den trees and course woody debris Click for summary

ANM56 Increase summer roost habitat for forest dwelling bat species Click for summary

ANM 57 Removal of all threats to sensitive wildlife species on the operation Click for summary

ANM58 Reduction of attractants to human subsidized predators Click for summary

ANM59 Grazing management to improve Sage grouse habitat Click for summary

ANM60 Grouse friendly fencing Click for summary

ANM61 Hosting a grazing related field day Click for summary

ANM62 Grazing management to improve LPC habitat Click for summary

ANM63 Harvest crop in a manner that allows wildlife to flush and escape Click for summary

ANM64 Managing livestock parturition to coincide with forage availability Click for summary

ANM65 Monitoring nutrition of ruminant livestock NUTBAL system Click for summary