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Riparian Restoration
Riparian restoration Kansas streams generally originate from a collection of watercourses dependent upon surface runoff. Water flow is highly variable during and between years.

Objectives

  • Restore Riparian Habitat
  • Restore Migratory Bird Habitat
  • Restore Other Trust Species Habitat
  • Reduce Sedimentation of Stream Environments
  • Reduce Pollutants entering Stream Systems
  • Restore Stream and Riparian Wetland Hydrology

Projects

  • Bottomland hardwood restoration
  • Headwater stream restoration
  • Floodplain wetland restoration
  • Fencing to protect/manage riparian zones
  • In-stream erosion control
  • Wetland buffer seeding to native grasses

Project Examples

Bottomland hardwood restoration

Riparian restoration combined with tree planting

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