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Iowa State University

1997

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

Riparian buffers

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Riparian Buffer Systems, Richard C. Schultz, Amy Kuehl, Joseph P. Colletti, Paul H. Wray, Thomas M. Isenhart Sep 1997

Riparian Buffer Systems, Richard C. Schultz, Amy Kuehl, Joseph P. Colletti, Paul H. Wray, Thomas M. Isenhart

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

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.