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1 Working Lands for Wildlife WLFW

2 Focal Areas by Species

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4 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:

5 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.

6 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.

7 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.

8 643 Restoration and Management of Rare and Declining Habitats 645 Upland Wildlife Habitat Management 647 Early Successional Habitat Development and Management

9 314 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

10 Alabama Funds received: $3M Additional funds requested: Number of applications: Total acres of applications: Total value of applications:

11 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

12 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

13 Mississippi Funds received: $700,000 Additional funds requested: Number of applications Total acres of applications: Total value of applications:

14 Louisiana Funds received: $ Additional funds requested Number of applications: Total acres of applications: Total value of applications:

15 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

16 All States Funds received: $9.8M Additional funds requested Number of applications: Total acres of applications: Total value of applications:


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