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Water Quality and Riparian Areas

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LINK: http://www.cowsandfish.org/pdfs/water_quality.pdf

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A factsheet explaining the role of riparian buffers in improving water quality by trapping sediment, reducing erosion, storing nutrients and contaminants. Relates benefits of improved water quality to the farm including healthy livestock, clean and safe drinking water and good wildlife habitat.

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Regions: Alberta, Canada

Submitted by: WetlandNetwork

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