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WORKING LANDS FOR WILDLIFE. Working Lands for Wildlife. WLFW. Focal area by species. Focal Areas by Species. Nearly two thirds of all species federally listed as threatened or endangered exist on private land s. Through Working Lands for Wildlife —a

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Working lands for wildlife
WORKING LANDS FOR WILDLIFE

Working Lands for Wildlife

WLFW


Focal area by species
Focal area by species

Focal Areas

by Species


Nearly two thirds of all species federallylisted as threatened or endangered existon private lands.


Through Working Lands for Wildlife —a

voluntary, incentive-based effort—the

Natural Resources Conservation Service

(NRCS) and its conservation partners will

provide landowners with technical and

financial assistance to:


  • Restore populations of declining

    wildlife species.

  • Provide landowners with regulatory

    certainty that conservation investments they make today help sustain their operations over the long term.

  • Strengthen and sustain rural economies by restoring and protecting the productive capacity of working lands.


Goals and objectives for the gopher tortoise
Goals and Objectives for the Gopher Tortoise

WLFW will assist landowners to voluntarily create, restore or enhance gopher tortoise habitat, and increase habitat connectivity which can contribute to the recovery of the tortoise throughout its entire range.


Actions
Actions

  • Provide, maintain and restore longleaf pine forests

  • Increase connectivity of existing gopher tortoise habitat,

  • Improve weed and invasive species management,

  • Promote use of government programs that provide incentives for development or restoration of habitat on private lands.


Core practices
Core Practices

  • 643 Restoration and Management of Rare and Declining Habitats

  • 645 Upland Wildlife Habitat Management

  • 647 Early Successional Habitat Development and Management


Supporting practices
Supporting Practices

  • 314 Brush Management

  • 315 Herbaceous Weed Control

  • 327 Conservation Cover

  • 338 Prescribe Burning

  • 394 Firebreak

  • 490 Tree and Shrub Site Preparation

  • 512 Forage and Biomass Plantings

  • 528 Prescribed Grazing

  • 550 Range Planting

  • 612 Tree/Shrub Establishment

  • 655 Forest Harvest Trails and Landings

  • 666 Forest Stand Improvement


State by state summary of applications
State by State Summary of Applications

  • Alabama

  • Funds received: $3M

  • Additional funds requested:

  • Number of applications:

  • Total acres of applications:

  • Total value of applications:


State by state summary of applications1
State by State Summary of Applications

  • Georgia

  • Funds received: $4M

  • Additional funds requested: $2M

  • Number of applications: 498

  • Total acres of applications: 57,000 acres

  • Total value of applications: $10.7M


State by state summary of applications2
State by State Summary of Applications

  • Florida

  • Funds received: $1.16M

  • Additional funds requested: $0

  • Number of applications: 117

  • Total acres of applications: 14,330

  • Total value of applications: $245,ooo


State by state summary of applications3
State by State Summary of Applications

  • Mississippi

  • Funds received: $700,000

  • Additional funds requested:

  • Number of applications

  • Total acres of applications:

  • Total value of applications:


State by state summary of applications4
State by State Summary of Applications

  • Louisiana

  • Funds received: $730.000

  • Additional funds requested

  • Number of applications:

  • Total acres of applications:

  • Total value of applications:


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State by State Summary of Applications

  • South Carolina

  • Funds received: $175,000

  • Additional funds requested: $0

  • Number of applications: 11

  • Total acres of applications: 950

  • Total value of applications: $162,000


Summary of applications
Summary of Applications

  • All States

  • Funds received: $9.8M

  • Additional funds requested

  • Number of applications:

  • Total acres of applications:

  • Total value of applications:


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