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Wildlife and fish are integral and functional parts of forest and grassland environments. Application of this plan should improve and maintain habitats, as well as the types and populations of wildlife species within them. Various types of habitat manipulation are effective means of improving such environments to produce a diversified and sustained supply of wildlife. and fish. Direct habitat improvement and coordination with other resource management programs will be used to help realize the management objectives as they concern lands under Forest Service administration. However, this plan is not a "recipe book," requiring specified ingredients or actions. Rather it provides means by which well-considered actions may be proposed and executed and proper management decisions made.