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What does the Riparian Buffer Systems website offer?
This site provides resources such as fact sheets, seed and native plant suppliers, scientific articles, and links to private and government agencies. Also provided are the Maryland Manual, the video "Riparian Forest Buffers: The Link Between Land and Water," species that benefit, and the "Riparian Forest Buffers" slide presentation.
The riparian buffer fact sheets can be found under the topmost bar: Resources>Environment & Energy>Chesapeake Bay>Riparian Buffer Systems or click here.
Be sure view the Riparian Forest Buffers Slide Presentation and the Riparian Forest Buffers: The Link Between Land and Water video.
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