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Streams lined with tress, shrubs, grasses , and abundant wildlife contribute to more than a beautiful landscape. Restoration of the land's natural riparian buffer system can improve water quality. prevent soil erosion, and build diversity that has been lost with modem land uses.
Steward of Our Streams
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
water quality, soil erosion, riparian buffers
Agriculture | Hydrology | Natural Resources Management and Policy
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Schultz, Richard C.; Kuehl, Amy; Colletti, Joseph P.; Wray, Paul H.; and Isenhart, Thomas M., "Riparian Buffer Systems" (1997). Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications. 219.