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    Author(s): Elliot West; Greg Ruark
    Date: 2004
    Source: Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 59(5): 105A-110A
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Riparian areas - lang adjacent to a streambank or other water body - filtering nonpoint source pollution. Unfortunately the riparian areas of today, include only narrow bands of forests, or no woody vegetation. This greatly minimizes their ecological function. In deciding how to manage these areas, knowing the natural riparian makeup before humans settled in the area is vital. Management essentially is then restoration.

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    West, Elliot; Ruark, Greg 2004. a long, long time ago... Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 59(5): 105A-110A

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