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Natural Values - The Importance of Wetlands and Upland Conservation Practices in Watershed Management: Functions and Values for Water Quality and Quantity

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LINK: http://www.ducks.ca/assets/2012/06/nv9_ripa.pdf

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This paper focuses on the function and value of wetlands, riparian areas, and permanent cover within watersheds. It provides an overview of watershed management, including Integrated Watershed Management planning and implications of land use for water quality. It also discusses the state of the science with respect to the benefits of wetlands, riparian areas, and upland cover for sustainable water resource management.

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Regions: Canada

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Submitted by: WetlandNetwork

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