Desired Forest Conditions for Wildlife

The LMVJV’s report, “Restoration, Management, and Monitoring of Forest Resources in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley: Recommendations for Enhancing Wildlife Habitat” is commonly referred to as the “Desired Forest Conditions for Wildlife” (DFCW) report.


Mississippi Alluvial Valley

DFCWs describe habitat parameters that explicitly link wildlife needs to structural forest attributes. The report addresses important aspects of forest conservation in the interest of optimizing wildlife habitat in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley.

View or download the DFCW Report

Full Desired Forest Conditions for Wildlife Report 2007

Introduction & Executive Summary [Part I & II]

Priority Species and Habitat Objectives [Part III]

Forest Management [Part IV]

Bottomland Hardwood Restoration [Part V]

Evaluation & Monitoring [Part VI]

Recommendations [Part VII]

For more information on the FRCWG, visit the Forest Resource Conservation Working Group page.