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Technical Notes - Riparian and Floodplain Areas

Technical Notes - Riparian and Floodplain Areas

Montana NRCS publishes technical notes that provide detailed, science-based information on specific conservation topics. Following are technical notes related to the conservation and enhancement of riparian and floodplain setback areas in Montana.

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Technical notes in the following tables are available in Adobe Reader format.

Montana Environment Technical Notes
Subject Date Technical Note Number
Definitions of Some Terms Commonly Used in Water Quality Management, Pollution Control, and Abatement (PDF;121 KB) September 2006 MT-4 (Formerly MT-12)
Assessing the Risk of Ground Water Contamination from Open Lot Management on Animal Feeding Operations (AFOs) (PDF; 138 KB) February 2006 MT-3
Riparian Assessment - Using the NRCS Riparian Assessment Method (PDF; 878 KB) September 2004 MT-2
Assessing Water Quality for Agriculture and Aquatic Life Uses (PDF; 43 KB) July 2002 MT-1

Montana Plant Materials Technical Notes
Subject Date Technical Note Number
User’s Guide to Description, Propagation, and Establishment of Sedges, Rushes, and Grasses for Riparian Areas in the Intermountain West (PDF; 1.3 MB) 2001 MT-37
User’s Guide of Description, Propagation, and Establishment of Native Shrubs and Trees for Riparian Areas in the Intermountain West (PDF; 401 KB) 2001 MT-36