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A Stream Corridor Protection Strategy for Local Governments (UVA, 2002)

This practical guide can help Chesapeake Bay states move toward implementing the many facets of the Chesapeake 2000 Agreement such as the goal of 2,010 more miles of forested buffers by 2010 and a goal of locally devised watershed plans to encompass two thirds of the Bay’s drainage basin. Written in collaboration with local governments, the 63-page handbook contains the cumulative wisdom of the many expert reviewers from across the Bay’s watershed and covers stream protection strategies, tools such as stream buffers and zoning overlays and resources for conducting a protection strategy.

The handbook was funded by grants from the Land Growth and Stewardship Subcommittee of the Chesapeake Bay Program and the Virginia Environmental Endowment.

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