Understanding the Science Behind Riparian Forest Buffers: Planning, Establishment, and Maintenance

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Julia C. Klapproth and James E. Johnson
  • Manual from Virginia Cooperative Extension providing an overview of the steps to plan, design, and install, and maintain a riparian forest buffer
  • Includes, among other things, a site assessment checklist, list of common and scientific names of vegetation, and a table of minimum widths for meeting buffer objectives
  • Some content may be better suited for the Mid-Atlantic region, though much may be applicable to the Northeast