Be the Change for Clean Water

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Whether its grasses, native wildflowers, or trees, buffer strips will help shield streams, ponds, and lakes from receiving excess nutrients. Buffer strips absorb some surface runoff and act as a natural filter of fertilizers, chemicals, and sediment before they enter into the waterway.

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Buffer types often vary depending on their intended use. Choose the community you think your article is most likely to reach below! Agricultural Waterway Buffers Urban/Suburban Stream Buffers

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