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Comments sought on grassland project at Finger Lakes National Forest

The U. S. Forest Service is inviting comments on a proposed Grassland Enhancement Project at the Finger Lakes National Forest.

The nearly 450-acre project area includes National Forest lands in the towns of Lodi and Covert in Seneca County and Hector and Burdett in Schuyler County.

The project includes management activities such as:


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• Creating or increasing structural and compositional grass land species diversity.

• Restoring areas to native warm season grass mix for grassland bird species and pollinators.

• Reducing non-native invasive species and undesirable species within managed grassland areas.

• Enhancing grassland bird nesting areas within the eco-region.

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