The Impact of Riparian Vegetation Filters on Western Soil and Water Quality: Nonpoint-Source Pollutants from Range and Croplands

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1996: $0.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1998
Matching Federal Funds: $5,410.00
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $103,970.00
Region: Western
State: Wyoming
Principal Investigator:
Jeff Powell
University of Wyoming

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, wheat, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animals: bovine, fish


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, free-range, manure management, range improvement, grazing - rotational
  • Crop Production: windbreaks
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, risk management, value added
  • Natural Resources/Environment: afforestation, grass waterways, habitat enhancement, riparian buffers, soil stabilization, wetlands, wildlife
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management
  • Soil Management: organic matter, soil analysis, nutrient mineralization, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, sustainability measures
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.