Site assessment is an important step in the establishment and long-term success of living snow fences. Once an area has been selected for a living snow fence installation, site assessment informs the design and planting phases. Multiple site visits may be necessary throughout the design process.
Heavey, Justin P. and Volk, Timothy A., The Research Foundation for the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, "Living Snow Fence Site Assessment" (2013). Living Snow Fence Fact Sheets. Paper 2.