Conservation Buffers

Conservation buffer

"Strips or small areas of land in permanent vegetation, conservation buffers help control potential pollutants and manage other environmental concerns. Filter strips, field borders, grassed waterways, field windbreaks,shelterbelts, contour grass strips, and riparian (streamside) buffers are all examples of conservation buffers." From: Buffer Strips: Common-Sense Conservation.

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