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Department of
Agriculture

Forest Service

Northeastern Area
State & Private Forestry

Forest Resources
Management

Radnor, PA

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Tab I
Tab II
Tab III
References
Specification
RIPARIAN FOREST
BUFFERS


Cover: A natural riparian forest provides excellent protection for water resources.

Function and Design for Protection and Enhancement of Water Resources


Prepared by
David J. Welsch


Cover: A natural riparian forest provides excellent protection for water resources
Jeff Horan
Maryland Department
of Natural Resources

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The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service wishes to thank
the following organizations for their assistance in the preparation of this document.


  The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Soil Conservation Service
Stroud Water Research Center, Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources, Bureau of Forestry
Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Forest Park and Wildlife Service
The United States Department of Interior (USDA) Fish and Wildlife Service