Riparian forests in Minnesota
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Riparian forests in Minnesota a report to the State Legislature by

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Published by The Dept. in [St. Paul, Minn .
Written in English



  • Minnesota.


  • Riparian forests -- Minnesota.,
  • Forest management -- Minnesota.,
  • Forests and forestry -- Environmental aspects -- Minnesota.

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Edition Notes

Statementsubmitted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
ContributionsMinnesota. Dept. of Natural Resources.
LC ClassificationsSD144.M6 R57 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 34 p. :
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3634557M
LC Control Number2002435064

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Riparian forests remove, sequester, or transform nutrients, sediments and other pollutants. Pollution removal depends on (1) the capability to inter-cept surface water and groundwater borne pollutants, and (2) the activity level of certain pollutant removal processes. _____ 1. In book: Ecology and Management of Streams and Rivers in the Pacific Northwest Coastal Ecoregion (pp) Chapter: Riparian Forests - 12; Publisher: Springer-Verlag. The lowest riparian connectivity scores were found in the agricultural south central and northwest regions of Minnesota. The highly developed Twin Cities metropolitan area had moderate scores. The highest scores were found in the northern and eastern portions of the state. Monitoring riparian forests. The commissioner, with program advice from the council, shall accelerate monitoring the extent and condition of riparian forest, the extent to which harvesting occurs within riparian management zones and seasonal ponds, and the use and effectiveness of timber harvesting and forest management guide-.

Harvesting and Minnesota's riparian forests: Along the banks by Sara Eliason. Minnesota's riparian forests are a source of valuable timber for wood products. They are also essential buffers for protecting stream-water quality, habitat integrity and the health of aquatic communities. Riparian forests on the un-diked river islands tend be less diverse, with cottonwood (downstream islands) and cottonwood/willow/Oregon ash (upstream islands) being the dominant tree species. Riparian forests typically support a diversity of plants and are structurally complex. These forests also support a great diversity and abundance of wildlife. Healthy riparian vegetation is a critical component of habitat for many terrestrial wildlife species. For exam-ple, many birds are common visitors to riparian forests. These include songbirds that feed on insects; herons and cranes that feed on fish and frogs; and hawks, eagles, and osprey that feed on File Size: KB. A riparian zone or riparian area is the interface between land and a river or stream. Riparian is also the proper nomenclature for one of the terrestrial biomes of the Earth. Plant habitats and communities along the river margins and banks are called riparian vegetation, characterized by hydrophilic an zones are important in ecology, environmental resource management, and civil.

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