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Habitat Restoration and Conservation

Habitat Restoration

Following are several fact sheets related to Habitat Restoration:

Why Thin and Prescribe Burn Forests? In forests throughout Georgia, combining frequent thins and burns is the most financially and environmentally beneficial action that can be made.  Burning forests in appropriate conditions renews natural plant communities that provide food and cover for wildlife.

Manage Forests with Enhanced Conservation Strategies Forest Stewardship Program plans prescribe carefully selected conservation practices for specific areas on your land to benefit timber, wildlife and other objectives. Contact your local Georgia Forestry Commission forester to determine if you are eligible to receive a plan.

Wildlife Openings: Design and Management Recommendations on how to design and manage wildlife openings.

Is Your Land Within a Georgia High Priority Restoration Area?  Within Georgia's State Wildlife Action Plan (2005), there are five major conservation themes identified as crucial for maintaining our state's foundation of healthy ecoregions and their biological diversity. This fact sheet explores those areas.




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