If you have the good fortune to have a stream flowing through or along the edge of your property, you’ll want to take steps to protect it from stormwater runoff.

This Penn State Extension 2-page document describes the benefits and remaining challenges of progressively improved riparian protections.

The Brandywine Conservancy has produced a how-to guide for the planting and maintenance of forested riparian buffers, the most effective and cost-efficient way to protect water quality.

These two webinars provide practical advice on managing forested riparian buffers as they become established: