Practice Details

Forest Stand Improvement 
Crop ,Pasture 
Soil,Water,Air,Plant,Animal,Energy 
 
Degraded Plant Condition - Wildfire Hazard, Excessive Biomass Accumulation (5) ,Degraded Plant Condition - Inadequate Structure and Composition (5) ,Degraded Plant Condition - Undesirable Plant Productivity and Health (5) ,Fish and Wildlife - Inadequate Habitat - Habitat Continuity (Space) (3) ,Fish and Wildlife - Inadequate Habitat - Food (3) ,Degraded Plant Condition - Excessive Plant Pest Pressure (3) ,Insufficient Water - Inefficient Moisture Management (3) ,Livestock Production Limitation - Inadequate Feed and Forage (2) ,Air Quality Impacts - Emissions of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) (2) ,Water Quality Degradation - Nutrients in Groundwater (2) ,Inefficient Energy Use - Farming/Ranching Practices and Field Operations (1) ,Inefficient Energy Use - Equipment and Facilities (1) ,Fish and Wildlife - Inadequate Habitat - Cover/Shelter (1) ,Air Quality Impacts - Emissions of Ozone Precursors (1) ,Air Quality Impacts - Emissions of Particulate Matter (PM) and PM Precursors (1) ,Water Quality Degradation - Petroleum
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Proper forest stand management (density, size class, understory species, etc.) improves forest health and increases carbon sequestration potential of the forest stand. Managed forests sequester carbon above and below ground. Harvested biomass can serve as a renewable fuel and feedstock.

Enhancements

Resource Concern Enhancement Code Enhancement Name Enhancement Description
Air Quality Impacts - Emissions of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) E666130Z Increase on-site carbon storage Utilize forest management techniques to increase on-site carbon storage, includi More ...
Degraded Plant Condition - Inadequate Structure and Composition E666133Z Creating structural diversity with patch openings Forest stand improvement that creates patch openings. Size and shape of patches More ...
Degraded Plant Condition - Inadequate Structure and Composition E666133Z1 Creating structural diversity with patch openings Forest stand improvement that creates patch openings. Size and shape of patches More ...
Degraded Plant Condition - Inadequate Structure and Composition E666133Z2 Converting loblolly and slash pine plantations to longleaf pine with forest stan More ... Longleaf pine has greater wildlife habitat value, is more resistant to insects a More ...
Degraded Plant Condition - Undesirable Plant Productivity and Health E666132Z Crop tree management for mast production Forest stand improvement using crop tree management techniques to increase mast More ...
Fish and Wildlife - Inadequate Habitat - Cover/Shelter E666137Z1 Snags, den trees, and coarse woody debris for wildlife habitat Create and retain snags, den trees, forest stand structural diversity, and coars More ...
Fish and Wildlife - Inadequate Habitat - Cover/Shelter E666137Z2 Summer roosting habitat for native forest-dwelling bat species Creates new potential roost trees within upland and riparian forests to achieve More ...
Fish and Wildlife - Inadequate Habitat - Cover/Shelter E666137Z3 Increase diversity in pine plantation monocultures Creates small openings to provide diversity in pine plantations, which are typic More ...
Fish and Wildlife - Inadequate Habitat - Cover/Shelter E666137Z4 Converting loblolly and slash pine plantations to longleaf pine to enhance wildl More ... Longleaf pine has greater wildlife habitat value, is more resistant to insects a More ...
Fish and Wildlife - Inadequate Habitat - Cover/Shelter E666137Z5 Implementing sustainable practices for pine straw raking to enhance wildlife hab More ... Adopts guidelines for sustaining soil quality and wildlife habitat on sites wher More ...
Insufficient Water - Inefficient Moisture Management E666115Z Converting loblolly and slash pine plantations to longleaf pine to retain soil m More ... Longleaf pine has greater wildlife habitat value, is more resistant to insects a More ...
Soil Quality Degradation - Compaction E666107Z Maintaining and improving forest soil quality by limiting compaction Adopts guidelines for maintaining and improving soil quality on sites where fore More ...
Soil Quality Degradation - Organic Matter Depletion 666106Z1 Implementating sustainable practices for pine straw raking. Adopts guidelines for sustaining soil quality and wildlife habitat on sites wher More ...
Soil Quality Degradation - Organic Matter Depletion 666106Z1 Implementing sustainable practices for pine straw raking Adopts guidelines for sustaining soil quality and wildlife habitat on sites wher More ...
Soil Quality Degradation - Organic Matter Depletion 666106Z2 Maintaining and improving forest soil quality Adopts guidelines for maintaining and improving soil quality on sites where fore More ...

Screening Test

Resource Concern Screening Test for Resource Concern
Air Quality Impacts - Emissions of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) Activities called for in the existing forest management plan are on schedule. Th More ...
Air Quality Impacts - Emissions of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) Activities called for in the existing forest management plan are on schedule. Th More ...
Air Quality Impacts - Emissions of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) Activities called for in the existing forest management plan are on schedule. Th More ...
Air Quality Impacts - Emissions of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) Energy-efficient vehicles, equipment, and actions are used to lessen discharges More ...
Air Quality Impacts - Emissions of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) Energy-efficient vehicles, equipment, and actions are used to lessen discharges More ...
Air Quality Impacts - Emissions of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) Energy-efficient vehicles, equipment, and actions are used to lessen discharges More ...
Air Quality Impacts - Emissions of Ozone Precursors Energy-efficient vehicles, equipment, and actions are used to lessen discharges More ...
Air Quality Impacts - Emissions of Ozone Precursors Energy-efficient vehicles, equipment, and actions are used to lessen discharges More ...
Air Quality Impacts - Emissions of Ozone Precursors Energy-efficient vehicles, equipment, and actions are used to lessen discharges More ...
Degraded Plant Condition - Excessive Plant Pest Pressure An irrigation water management plan is followed. Sufficient water is applied to More ...
Degraded Plant Condition - Excessive Plant Pest Pressure Invasive and noxious weeds are controlled or not present.
Degraded Plant Condition - Excessive Plant Pest Pressure Invasive and noxious weeds are controlled or not present.
Degraded Plant Condition - Inadequate Structure and Composition Activities called for in the existing forest management plan are on schedule. Th More ...
Degraded Plant Condition - Inadequate Structure and Composition Activities called for in the existing forest management plan are on schedule. Th More ...
Degraded Plant Condition - Inadequate Structure and Composition Activities called for in the existing forest management plan are on schedule. Th More ...
Degraded Plant Condition - Inadequate Structure and Composition Activities called for in the existing forest management plan are on schedule. Th More ...
Degraded Plant Condition - Undesirable Plant Productivity and Health Activities called for in the existing forest management plan are on schedule. Th More ...
Degraded Plant Condition - Undesirable Plant Productivity and Health Activities called for in the existing forest management plan are on schedule. Th More ...
Degraded Plant Condition - Undesirable Plant Productivity and Health Activities called for in the existing forest management plan are on schedule. Th More ...
Excess Water - Seasonal High Water Table Forest management controls the soil moisture levels such that cyclical water tab More ...


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