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Riparian Forest Buffer Design and Maintenance Guide Now Available
The DNR Forest Service has developed a guide for people who wish to establish a riparian forest buffer. The guide is designed to help match a landowner’s objectives with suitable, successful techniques for planting buffers, which provide valuable ecological functions for streawm health, wildlife habitat and biodiversity. To request a copy, click here.
August 4, 2005
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