Riparian Buffer Training (Enhancement, Installation, and Management of Riparian Buffer Systems)

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1997: $20,500.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $10,000.00
Region: Northeast
State: Maryland
Project Leader:
Robert Tjaden
Univ. of MD Cooperative Ext. Service

Annual Reports


  • Additional Plants: herbs, native plants, ornamentals, trees
  • Animals: fish


  • Animal Production: manure management, housing, watering systems
  • Crop Production: windbreaks
  • Education and Training: decision support system, demonstration, extension
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development
  • Natural Resources/Environment: afforestation, biodiversity, grass waterways, habitat enhancement, indicators, riparian buffers, riverbank protection, soil stabilization, wetlands, wildlife
  • Pest Management: chemical control, integrated pest management
  • Production Systems: holistic management
  • Soil Management: organic matter
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