Conservation Buffers

"Strips or small areas of land in permanent vegetation, conservation buffers help control potential pollutants and manage other environmental concerns. Filter strips, field borders, grassed waterways, field windbreaks,shelterbelts, contour grass strips, and riparian (streamside) buffers are all examples of conservation buffers." From: Buffer Strips: Common-Sense Conservation.

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Alley Cropping

Filter Strips

Grassed Waterways

Riparian Buffers

Vegetative Barriers

Windbreaks and Shelterbelts