Mitigation Idea: Work with USFWS to develop credit system for landowners that maintain or enhance Native Longleaf Pine Systems
Here is a possible mitigation option suggested by technical experts for the Native Longleaf Pine:
Work with US Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) to develop a methodology where by landowners that maintain or enhance Native Longleaf Pine Systems earn some kind of credit or benefit that affects their future relationship with USFWS as candidate species associated with Native Longleaf Pine Systems are federally listed.
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