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Ellenwood Clark’s Run Hawkins Gate Road Zekiah Swamp End of Grosstown Road Jameson Manor Walters Farm Jameson Lake Hughesville Manor Homeland Drive Scout Camp Road Peach Tree Hollow Indian Creek Estates Indian Creek Wildlife Management Area South Benedict

Forest Restoration Recommendations

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    Establish PLANT Communities in neighborhoods with urban tree damage in order to encourage tree care and urban reforestation

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    Assist the Town of La Plata and the County with developing a stump removal program for the urban communities and down town business area

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    Secure funding for an Urban Tree Care program in order to treat damaged trees to promote healthy growth

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    Develop a Street Tree Inventory in the Town of La Plata in order to prioritize tree care treatments and street tree replacement

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    Increase the mulch production program at the Radio Station Road facility in order to utilize more wood

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    Continue to assess woodland damage and coordinate salvage harvest operations

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    Provide technical assistance and educational material/programs to the public in regards to proper tree care and maintenance

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    Encourage large woodland tract owners to re-establish access to their woodland by opening woods roads closed from fallen trees

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    Promote portable sawmill use in order to utilize damaged sawtimber for utility/barn lumber

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    Promote site preparation and reforestation where applicable to re- establish high quality stands

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    Monitor damaged trees and forests for decline symptoms from insects and disease infestation

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    Minimize wildfire hazards by educating the public about safe debris burning procedures/regulations

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    Salvage operations should be completed within six months in order to maximize log values before wood stain occurs from decay

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