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Tree/Shrub Site Preparation

Preparing tree seedlings for plantingPractice Code: 490

Tree/shrub site preparation involves the treatment of areas to improve site conditions for establishing trees and/or shrubs.

Conservation Practice Documents

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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:

Integrated Pest Management
Riparian Forest Buffer
Tree/Shrub Establishment
Tree/Shrub Pruning
Upland Wildlife Habitat Management
Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment

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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