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Series of ten extremely well produced fact sheets on riparian buffers produced for the Connecticut River Valley by the Connecticut River Joint Commissions. Includes fact sheets on buffers for wildlife habitat, planning your buffer, and field assessment.
Slope Stabilization and Erosion Control Using Vegetation provides coastal landowners with basic information concerning the nature and use of slope planting techniques to manage soil erosion. Information is introduced on site evaluation, planning, vegetation systems, materials, planting techniques, and general compatibility of the installation with traditional property owner use. Specific to Washington state coastal areas but most of the general information is applicable to NY.

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Updated: March 8, 2010