Developing Spring Reclamation Plans for Developed and Altered Springs and Associated Spring Brooks and Meadows in Completed Juniper Control Areas on Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge

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Humboldt, Nevada



Humboldt, Nevada

Project Description

This project develops site-specific reclamation plans for approximately 17 springs and associated spring brooks and meadows in areas of Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge that have had juniper removal efforts completed since 2014. The prescriptions defined by these plans are being used by the Refuge to perform efforts and for developing and implementing plans for degraded springs and associated spring brooks and meadows across the Refuge.


Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge

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