Title: Chesapeake Bay Riparian Handbook: A Guide for Establishing and Maintaining Riparian Forest Buffers
Author: Palone, Roxane; Todd, Albert;
Source: United StatesDepartment of Agriculture, Forest Service,
State & Private Forestry,
Natural Resources Conservation Service Cooperative State Research,Education, and Extension Service NA-TP-02-97
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
Description: The Purpose of This Handbook Riparian forest buffers have been identified as avaluable nutrient reduction tool when used inconjunction with other conservation practices. For this reason, the Chesapeake Bay Programhas targeted riparian forests as a key habitat for restoration. The purpose of this handbook is toprovide professional land managers and plan-ners with the latest information on the func-tions, design, establishment, andmanagement of riparian forest buffers. This handbook is intended for use by: agencies and private concerns that providetechnical assistance in the field, local governments who want to use the handbook as a technical basis for decision-making, policy makers, public/consulting or service/private foresters,and professional land managers, both industrialand public.
Keywords: riparian, Chesapeake Bay, riparian handbook, forest buffers, conservation practices, chesapeake conservation, riparian forest buffers, reforestation NA-TP-02-97
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Palone, Roxane ; Todd, Albert 1998. Chesapeake Bay Riparian Handbook: A Guide for Establishing and Maintaining Riparian Forest Buffers. United StatesDepartment of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Area, State & Private Forestry, Natural Resources Conservation Service Cooperative State Research,Education, and Extension Service NA-TP-02-97
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