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Forestation of surface mines for wildlifeAuthor(s): Thomas G. Zarger
Source: In: Trees for Reclamation Symposium Proceedings; Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-61. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 71-74
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThis report reviews TVA program efforts to promote the use of wildlife shrubs in mined-land reclamation including work on plant materials development, demonstrations to acquaint landowners with a variety of food and cover plants, and action programs to incorporate wildlife plants into postmining land use. It deals briefly with wildlife considerations under Public Law 95-87 and the wildlife seedling needs and supply problem.
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CitationZarger, Thomas G. 1980. Forestation of surface mines for wildlife. In: Trees for Reclamation Symposium Proceedings; Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-61. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 71-74
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