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Title Texas riparian areas / edited by Thomas B. Hardy and Nicole A. Davis ; foreword by Andrew Sansom
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2015]


Description 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Series River books
River books (Series)
Contents Foreword / by Andrew Sansom -- Preface -- Introduction / by Mark Wentzel -- An integrated overview / by Nicole A. Davis and Thomas B. Hardy -- Stream buffers / by Jonathan Phillips -- Riparian geomorphology / by Jonathan Phillips -- Riparian soils / by John Jacob -- Riparian vegetation / by Jacquelyn Duke -- The special character of riparian management / by Steve Nelle -- Landowner assistance programs for riparian management / by Steve Nelle -- Coming to terms / by Mark Wentzel
Summary Riparian areas-transitional zones between the aquatic environments of streams, rivers, and lakes and the terrestrial environments on and alongside their banks-are special places. They provide almost two hundred thousand miles of connections through which the waters of Texas flow. Keeping the water flowing, in as natural a way as possible, is key to the careful and wise management of the state's water resources. Texas Riparian Areas evolved from a report commissioned by the Texas Water Development Board as Texas faced the reality of over-allocated water resources and long-term if not permanent d
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Riparian ecology -- Texas
Riparian areas -- Texas -- Management
NATURE -- Ecology.
NATURE -- Ecosystems & Habitats -- Wilderness.
SCIENCE -- Environmental Science.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Ecology.
Riparian areas -- Management
Riparian ecology
Form Electronic book
Author Hardy, Thomas B., editor.
Davis, Nicole A., 1984- editor.
ISBN 9781623492595