Meadow and Forest Habitat Conservation

FoHVOS can provide guidance and support to homeowners and property managers for meadow and forest habitat conservation. Habitat can be created in very small areas in your backyard as well as large expanses of land.

lawn returns to native grasses
After this PLSP household stopped mowing their lawn, native ladies tresses orchids appeared.

RESOURCES FOR MEADOW & FOREST HABITAT CONSERVATION

Funding Conservation Projects

Meadows

milkweed
Swamp milkweed

Forests and Forestry

Private Lands Stewardship Program

swallowtail
Swallowtail nectaring from a wild bergamot, a deer resistant wildflower

2016/2017 Deer Management Program and Public Access Limitations tax incentive program Baldpate Mountain Forest Stewardship Plan