Habitat Treatments

Fire is usually the best way to preserve the native plant communities  - but prescribed fire is not always possible. This project aims to


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Fire-adapted habitats are found throughout the Northeast Region.

Sites in the network have identified XXX species of bees and XX moths and butterflies. Monitoring efforts will help us determine which of these species require fire-adapted habitats.

Fire-adapted habitats

Fire-adapted habitats have well-drained soils and plants that survive fires that occur frequently with low intensity. Many sites have sandy or shaly soils.

© 2019 by Elizabeth Crisfield on behalf of the Northeast Fish and WIldlife Diversity Committee and the Northeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies.