NRC Stewardship Plan

COMPREHENSIVE NATURAL RESOURCES STEWARDSHIP PLAN FOR HARTSTENE POINTE:

A PROPOSAL OF THE NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE

JULY 2012

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS
                                                                                                                                
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY                                          EX-1-4
 
INTRODUCTION                                                   INT-1-3
 
FOREST/GREENBELT/SCREENING                         FG-1-25
     Goals and Objectives
     Current Conditions and Consultant Recommendations
     Recommended Activities/Interventions
     to Achieve Program Goals
            Planting and Replanting
            Limited Selective Thinning and Pruning
            Diseased and Hazardous Tree Abatement
            Preventing Construction Damage
    Engaging Owners in Stewardship
    Relationship to Other Components of the Proposed Plan
    Appendix A:  Forest Stewardship Consultant Recommendations
    Appendix B:  Building a Sustainable Community Forest Excerpt
    Appendix C:  Sources on Selective Thinning

EROSION AND STORMWATER RETARDATION          ES-1-11                                     
    Goal
    Scope
    Summary of Community Feedback
    Recommended Activities  for Achieving Program Goals
             Replanting
             Storm Water Management
             Soft Armoring (Log Cabling) at Toes of Bluffs
             Assessment/Removal of Trees Along Bluffs
             that Are Undermined
             Recommendations on Hard Armoring
    Appendix A:  Priority Erosion Projects

WILDLIFE AND HABITAT PRESERVATION               WH-1-14
    Introduction:  The Function of Wildlife and its Habitat
    Goals for Wildlife Management
    General Recommendations
    Recommendations for Bluffs and Beaches
    Recommendations for Lagoons and Estuaries
    Recommendations for Wooded Areas
    Relationship of Wildlife Considerations to Other Components
    Community Review and Input
    Appendix A:  Habitat of the Pointe
    Appendix B:  Native Trees and Shrubs with High Wildlife Value
    Appendix C:  Mammal Species of Special Interest
   
FIRE SAFETY                                                        FS-1-11
   Goal and Rationale
   Scope of Activities
   Recommendations
   Appendix A:  History of Firewise at Hartstene Pointe
   Appendix B:  Steps taken by HPMA and Owners since 2005
   Appendix C:  Firewise Update 2012
   Appendix D:  Homeowner Property Wildfire Hazard Evaluation
   Checklist
   
SUMMARY AND DISCUSSION                                SM-1-4
   Final Recommendation:  Demonstration Project

SURVEY RESULTS            
   Summary of Survey Results                             SV-1-14

   Forest/Greenbelt Survey
   Forest/Greenbelt Comments

   Erosion/Stormwater Survey
   Erosion/Stormwater Comments

   Wildlife/Habitat Survey
   Wildlife/Habitat Comments

   Fire Safety Survey
   Fire Safety Comments