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BACKYARD BUFFERS

What are backyard buffers?

Quite simply, buffers are vegetated areas located on the banks of streams or lakeshores that hold soil in place and act as living filters of pollution. Buffers can include grass, shrubs, and/or trees.

Owasco River, Auburn, NY Owasco River, Auburn, NY.

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Updated: March 8, 2010