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What are Riparian Areas?

Publication number Date Published Date Revised
92-br-003January 1992April 2009
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Author(s) Phillips, A.
Description This publication defines riparian zone as the transistional area between the water itself and the surrounding lands. If you have a stream, river, pond, lake, or wetland on your property for even part of the year, you have a riparian zone. It also explains the keys to managing riparian zones, incentives for managing riparian zones
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Keywords stream, river, water, wetland, riparian, lake