Hardwood improvements in the Savannah River Corridor

FOCAL REGION: Southern Piney Woods

FOCAL LANDSCAPE: Savannah River Corridor (NWTF-held conservation easements on private lands in Georgia and South Carolina)

OVERALL COST ESTIMATE: N/A (NWTF providing technical assistance)

  • Improve hardwoods near rivers and streams
  • Thin timber, harvesting less-desirable hardwood species in favor of more beneficial wildlife species such as walnut, oaks and beech
  • Create openings for wildlife
  • Benefits wild turkeys, white-tailed deer, Northern bobwhite quail, woodcock, wading birds and waterfowl

PARTNERS: USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and multiple private landowners

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