Guidelines for Managing and Restoring Natural Plant Communities along Trails and Waterways

These guidelines are designed to assist resource managers in conducting management activities that enhance the quality of natural plant communities, wildlife habitat, regional landscape integrity and visual quality, particularly as related to planning, development, and maintenance of trails, water trails, and water access sites.

by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Attached document published January 2004

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The DNR is committed to creating a healthy, sustainable, and livable Minnesota for you. We are dedicated to protecting and managing land, water, fish and wildlife -- and providing access to outdoor recreation opportunities.

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