Project #1321

An Evaluation of the Functions and Effectiveness of Urban Riparian Forest Buffers

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Completed
Principal Investigator
Donald
Outen
Research Manager
Dr. Daniel M. Woltering, Ph.D.
Contractor
Baltimore Co. Dept. of Env. Protection & Resource Management
Integrated Planning & Water Management
Stormwater
Stormwater & Green Infrastructure

Abstract

The objectives of this study were to provide information and begin to fill the data gaps for resource managers on the multiple functions of urban forest buffers. The information provided will assist resource managers in the formulation of regulatory programs to protect riparian forest buffers from future development impacts and for use in stream restoration prioritization. Published by WERF. 290 pages. Online PDF only.

Originally funded as WERF project 99-WSM-4.

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