Juliana Barrett and Rachael Cleveland
This 8-page pamphlet, published in 2009, describes some of Connecticut’s coastal habitats, the functions and values of riparian buffers, and how to plant a riparian buffer. Such buffers can minimize the impacts of polluted runoff on water quality and coastal habitats. Free print copies while quantities last. Please provide for postage, or simply download here in PDF.
Publication Number CTSG-09-12
Also available is a companion publication, Native Plants for Riparian Corridors in Connecticut, that lists native trees, shrubs, ferns, grasses, sedges, reeds and herbaceous plants suitable for planting along the banks of a river, stream or other body of water.