Trees in the riparian zone (Trees and water resources).
jostnix at aol.com
Wed Sep 24 18:02:32 EST 1997
>There are some who allege that all trees should be cleared from the
> banks of streams and rivers as this will increase water flow; (trees
> use the water).
I want to say this is the stupidest thing I've heard in years. I wont.
Its the dumbest thing I've heard in years.
Yes. It will increase the flow of water. But it will also increase water
siltation and non-pollution and temperature. All bad for water quality.
You have to have a streamside management zone-providing filtration and shade.
PLEASE go to http://forestry.miningco.com and look under Net Finds for
BMPs. This is Florida's BMP program but who knows more about water than
Steve Nix, Forestry Guide
The Mining Company
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