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Conservation Practices - Table

This page provides documentation related to planning or implementing conservation practices including: Vermont and National Practice Standards, Practice Information Sheets and Practice Job Sheets. The conservation practices listed on these pages and associated spreadsheets are commonly used practices in Vermont.
The conservation practice standards which are listed as Vermont versions have been modified to reflect Vermont local conditions and requirements. Vermont version practice standards must be used, when available, for conservation practice implementation in Vermont.

The following documents require Microsoft Word or Adobe Reader or Microsoft Excel

AA = Adobe Acrobat
ME = Microsoft Excel
MW = Microsoft Word
NA = Not Available


Other Documents:  Operation and Maintenance Cover Sheets and Tables of Contents:

            For Structural Practices:       MW

            For Forestry or Wildlife Practices: MW

            For Agronomic Practices: MW 



VT Conservation Practice Standards and associated documents are available Here   


Conservation practice standards, for practices not available on this page, are available on the

National NRCS Conservation Practice Standards web page.

Caution:  Consult the Vermont NRCS State Resource Conservationist or the NRCS State Conservation Engineer before using any practices not listed on this page in Vermont.

Electronic Field Office Technical Guide (eFOTG) Select 'View FOTG Application', then select Vermont  

Conservation Activity Plan (CAP) Requirements and Support Documents

Technical Requirements guidance and other documents to assist in CAP planning are available on the Conservation Activity Plan Support Documents webpage.