Heavy Use Area Protection
WHAT IS HEAVY USE
AREA PROTECTION (HUAP)
The stabilization of areas frequently and intensively used by people, animals or vehicles by establishing vegetative cover, surfacing with suitable materials, and/or installing needed structures. HUAP are useful for areas that become muddy and eroded as a result of animal or vehicle traffic.
TYPES OF (HUAPs)
Areas around cattle watering troughs or tanks
Areas around locations such as feeding troughs or mineral boxes
Walkways and Farm Roads
Loafing areas for dairy cows
HOW CAN NORTH JERSEY RC&D HELP
North Jersey RC&D has funding to help farmers in the targeted watersheds plan and construct HUAPs. If you are interested in learning more, contact us for more information.