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Aspen Conservation Joint Venture: Upper Muddy Creek Aspen Restoration Project

Dates

Start Date
2008-04-01
End Date
2017-09-30

Summary

The project will conduct several different forms of forest and rangeland health treatments to improve and restore good health conditions in aspen woodlands and rangelands on roughly between 700,000 to 750,000 acres located in the southwestern portion of Rawlins, WY. The goal is to implement a combination of treatments (mechanical removal of confier encroachment in aspen stands, prescribed burning, hazardous fuels reduction and mechanical brush beating) within identified areas of forest and rangelands within the project area to improve aspen stand, rangeland vegetation, and riparian ecosystem health; improve livestock grazing and wildlife habitat conditions; and reduce hazardous fire fuel build-up within juniper woodlands. This is in [...]

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  • Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative

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Alternate Titles

  • Aspen Woodland Restoration

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