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Riparian Buffers

Areas of stream bank sections (including main stem, tributaries and small head water streams) lacking a riparian buffer, or vegetated strip that protects from the impact of adjacent land uses. Locations are identified as lacking either one or both of the following conditions: 50’ wide or more forest and at least 50% canopy closure. Data originates from the Heritage Conservancy Assessment, funded by the PA department of Environmental Protection’s Coastal Zone Management and Pennsylvania Stream ReLeaf programs.


Additional Info

Area of Interest SE Pennsylvania (Berks; Bucks; Chester; Delaware; Montgomery; Northampton; and Philadelphia counties)
Created December 8, 2014
Category Environment
License License Not Specified
Maintainer Link http://www.heritageconservancy.org/contact-us
Maintainer Phone 215-345-7020
OpenDataPhilly Rating 3
Usage Public Use; Free
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