Buffers and Vegetative Filter Strips
USDA Forest Service - National Agroforestry Center/UNL Faculty Publications , 2008

Helmers, M.J., Isenhart, T.M., Dosskey, M, Dabney, S.M., Strock, J.S.

This chapter describes the use of buffers and vegetative filter strips relative to water quality. In particular, we primarily discuss the herbaceous components of the following NRCS Conservation Practice Standards: Filter Strip (393) Alley Cropping (311) Riparian Forest Buffer (391) Vegetative Barrier (601) Conservation Cover (327) Riparian Herbaceous Cover (390) Contour Buffer Strips (332) Grassed Waterway (412)