Conservation at Work

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Learn about the benefits of conservation practices directly from the farmers, ranchers, and forestland owners applying them with our 90-second video series. Explore the different types of conservation practices and pick a video to watch below or view the whole playlist of videos in alphabetical order

Explore all our different conservation methods used by producers around the country. You can filter the results by one or more types of conservation concern.

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Fuel Break
1 minute
A fuel break is a strip or appropriately sized block of land on which the vegetation, debris, and litter have been reduced and/or modified to control or diminish the spread of fire.
Access Road
1 minute
Access road provides a fixed route for vehicular travel for resource activities involving the management of conservation forestry operations, livestock, agriculture, wildlife habitat and more.
Streambank/Shoreline Protection
1 minute
Streambank and shoreline protection consists of applying vegetative or structural measures to stabilize and protect banks of streams, lakes, estuaries, or excavated channels from scour or erosion.
Roof Runoff Structure
1 minute
Roof runoff structures are a structure or system of structures to collect, control, and convey precipitation runoff from a roof.
Structures for Wildlife
2 minutes
Structures for wildlife are installed to replace/modify missing or deficient wildlife habitat components to sustain wildlife or modify existing structures that pose a hazard to wildlife.
Woody Residue Treatment
1 minute
Woody residue treatment reduces or otherwise addresses the management of woody plant residues created during forestry, agroforestry, or horticultural activities, or resulting from natural disasters.
Agricultural Waste Treatment
1 minute
Amendments of Treatment of Ag Waste is the addition of chemical or biological additives to manure, process wastewater, contaminated storm water runoff, or other wastes to reduce adverse effects.
Underground Outlet
1 minute
An underground outlet is a conduit or system of conduits installed beneath the ground surface to convey surface water to a suitable outlet.
1 minute
Silvopasture establishment involves establishing a combination of trees and compatible forages on the same acreage.