Riparian Forest Buffer Design and Maintenance

Riparian forest buffers (RFBs) are essential components of maintaining long-term stream and watershed health and resilience in the Chesapeake Bay region, RFBs also provide valuable ecological functions for wildlife habitat and biodiversity. This guidehas been prepared as a resource to the many who wish to establish a forest buffer efficiently, effectively, and with a minimum of maintenance.

MD DNR Forest Service
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