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Early Successional Habitat Development/Management

Ground-nesting birds and other widlife depend on early succession habitats for nutritious seeds, forage, and shelter

Practice Code: 647

Early successional habitat development management involves manipulating a stand of plants to create and maintain early successional attributes that benefit desired wildlife and/or natural communities.

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
Tree/Shrub Establishment

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