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Riparian Buffers

What is a Riparian Buffer? An area located between local waterways and upland areas. These vegetated land areas provide streamside and aquatic habitat, erosion protection and serve as a natural filter for stormwater runoff.

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For more detailed information about supporting wildlife through riparian buffers, review these resources:

Lake and Stream Corridor Owners' Guide for Riparian Buffer Establishment

Riparian Buffers for Wildlife

Do You Know Your Watershed?

A watershed is defined as an area that drains to a common point. That common point may be a lake, the outlet of a river, or any point within a river system.

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