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The Risdal Buffer is first on the list because it is the oldest buffer in the Bear Creek Watershed. This buffer was planted in 1990 and has been monitored heavily since then.

Pictures from the Risdal Riparian Management System in sequence from 1990 through 1996. Three different spots from the system are documented. These photos show the improvements provided by a Riparian Management System on the land.

To get an idea of the layout and research going on at Ron Risdal's farm, check out the Risdal Buffer Virtual Tour.
Other Pictures (forms a new window)