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Establishing Riparian Buffers Adjacent to Agricultural Lands


How do you successfully establish a riparian buffer? Dr. Mark Swanson lists the benefits of riparian buffers, the right trees or bushes, and how to successfully establish a buffer. 9 min 12 sec

Riparian Buffers for Western Washington Agriculture

Presented and filmed August 3, 2009, at the WSU-Puyallup Farm Walk (co-sponsored by Tilth Producers of Washington)
Writer/Presenter: Mark Swanson; Director: Doug Collins; Videographer: Bee Cha; Video Editor: Yer Vue; Producers: Doug Collins and Marcy Ostrom, WSU Small Farms Program.

Thank you to the Tallboys and Squirrel Butter for the music.
Video production supported in part by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA Grant #2009-49400-05978


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