Habitat Restoration & Management of New England's Natural Areas

Wildlife Habitat Management

Early-Successional Habitat Management

Early-succesional habitats include warm and cool-season grasslands, shrublands, savanna and young/early woodlands. We offer field mowing, field edge reclamation & tree/shrub clearing to benefit wildlife species in regional decline such as grassland nesting birds, ruffed grouse, American woodcock, whip-poor-will, wood turtle, and New England cottontail.

Grassland Management

Warm Season Grassland Creation

Wildflower Meadow Creation & Management

Pollinator Habitat

Shrubland Creation & Management

Pitch Pine Barrens/Savanna Management (thinning and prescribed fire)

Young/Early Woodlands such as Aspen & Oak Regeneration

For more information: Managing Grasslands, Shrublands, and Young Forests for Wildlife

Forest Stand Improvement (Wildlife)

Forest Stand Improvement

Invasives management, mast tree release, apple tree release, oak regeneration, woody clearing, thinning, forest regeneration planting, herbicide/mechanical prep prior to planting trees/shrubs, riparian forest buffer planting, slash cleanup after logging to fine tune habitat trajectory, erosion control/seeding.

Restoration of Old Growth Characteristics in Forests

For more information: Restoring Old Growth Characteristics

Wetland Creation & Management

Turtle nesting habitat creation, vernal pool/seasonal wetland creation, bog turtle habitiat management.