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Tree/Shrub Establishment

Young trees established on a hillsidePractice Code: 612

Tree/shrub establishment involves planting seedlings or cuttings, seeding, or creating conditions that promote natural regeneration.

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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:

Hedgerow Planting
Tree/Shrub Pruning
Tree/Shrub Site Preparation
Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment

Additional Information

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

Silvics of North America (USDA Forest Service)

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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