Landscape Level Conservation


In recent years, wildlife biologists working in Mississippi Alluvial Valley bottomland hardwood habitat have collaborated with land managers and foresters to develop forest management recommendations that will sustain habitat beneficial to wildlife dependent on these bottomland forests. Broadly termed “Desired Forest Conditions” or DFCs, these recommendations are based on the combined needs of hundreds of species, from black bears and deer to Swainson’s warblers and downy woodpeckers.

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