WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450-11-TECHNICAL GUIDE

FOTG NOTICE WI-82

 

SUBJECT: WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE

Purpose.   Revisions to Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications.

Explanation of Changes.

 Section IV: Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications: Controlled Traffic Farming (Code 334) – New practice standard.

Critical Area Planting (Code 342) – Deleted the purpose to rehabilitate and revegetate degraded sites that cannot be stabilized using normal establishment techniques as this purpose is implied in other purposes. Added the implementation requirement document to the specifications and plans.

Diversion (Code 362) – The definition was revised and the purpose modified for clarity. The “Criteria,” “Considerations,”and “Operations  and Maintenance”sections were refined and the references were updated.

Field Operation Emissions Reduction (Code 376) – New practice standard.

Firebreak (Code 394) – Updated to align with national standard.

Forage Harvest Management (Code 511) – Updated to align with national standard.