The following revisions to the Wisconsin FOTG have been posted on the Wisconsin e-FOTG website:

Section II

  • Cultural Resources Classification List

Section III

  • National and State Resource Concerns and Planning Criteria

Section IV

  • Index
  • Standard 327, Conservation Cover
  • Standard 342, Critical Area Planting
  • Standard 512, Forage and Biomass Planting
  • Standard 666, Forest Stand Improvement
  • Standard 655, Forest Trails and Landings
  • Standard 595, Integrated Pest Management
  • Standard 391, Riparian Forest Buffer
  • Standard 490, Tree/Shrub Site Preparation
  • Standard 660, Tree/Shrub Pruning
  • Standard 645, Upland Wildlife Habitat Management
  • Standard 644, Wetland Wildlife Habitat Management
  • Standard 650, Windbreak/Shelterbelt Renovation (New)
  • Statement of Work, Standard 650, Windbreak/Shelterbelt Renovation

Section V

  • Conservation Practice Physical Effects (CPPE) worksheet for Standard 650, Windbreak/Shelterbelt Renovation


Explanation of Changes/Revisions:

Section III

The updated National and State Resource Concerns and Planning Criteria replaces the old National and state Resource Concerns and Quality Criteria document.


Section IV

· Standards 327 (Conservation Cover), 342 (Critical Area Planting), and 512 (Forage and Biomass Planting): These conservation practice standards were revised to utilize a seeds-per-square-foot method to calculate the total seed needed for planting vs. the previous pounds of seed per acre. The standards emphasize the current requirement to increase calculated seeding rates to reflect “pure live seed”. Edits to the general criteria added stan