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A fence installed to prevent access to a stream by livestock and equipment.Practice Code: 382

A fence is a constructed barrier to livestock, wildlife, or people.

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Conservation Practice Documents

Conservation Practice Standard Overview
NRCS New York Conservation Practice Standard

Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG)Conservation planners shall reference NRCS New York Field Office Technical Guide for additional documents, tools, references, and procedures required with this practice.


Related Conservation Practices

This practice is commonly used in a Conservation Management System with practices such as:

Access Control
Access Road
Trails and Walkways
Heavy Use Area Protection
Prescribed Grazing
Stream Crossing

Ground Disturbing Potential of Conservation Practices

This is a potential ground disturbing conservation practice. Any project with ground disturbing or potential ground disturbing practices planned may need to be submitted for review by the State Historic Preservation Officer and Tribal Historic Preservation Officers. Please see the Cultural Resources Review Process Flowchart for an outline of this process. View a list of conservation practices used in New York State, and their ground disturbing potential.   

Conservation Practice Documents

Additional Information

The following web site provides additional information related to this conservation practice.

Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative (GLCI)

If you want to learn how you can protect natural resources on your farm or forestland, please contact your local NRCS Service Center.

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