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Stream Crossing

A stream crossing is often constructed to confine livestock or machinery traffic to a protected crossing point in a stream.
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Practice Code: 578

A stream crossing is a stabilized area or a structure constructed across a stream to provide a travel way for people, livestock, equipment, or vehicles.

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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:

Access Control
Access Road
Prescribed Grazing
Trails and Walkways

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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