Wetlands and Riparian areas

Healthy riparian and wetland areas are critical to healthy watersheds. Wetlands support vegetation adapted to soils saturated by surface or ground water. Examples of wetlands include marshes, swamps, and bogs. Riparian areas serve as habitats and travel corridors for vegetative communities. https://www.blm.gov/programs/natural-resources/wetlands-and-riparian-health Riparian Proper Functioning Condition (PFC) describes assessing on-the-ground conditions of a riparian area.  A healthy riparian area is […]