Channel Bank Vegetation
Practice Code: 322
Reporting Unit: Acre (Ac.)
Establishing and maintaining vegetative cover on channel banks, berms, spoil, and associated areas.
Purposes and Benefits
Permanent vegetation on stream banks and adjacent areas reduces erosion and sedimentation
Improves water quality
Provides fish and wildlife habitat
Conservation Practice Support Documents
Support Documents for this conservation practice are available for download from an abbreviated version of Section IV of the NRCS Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG).
All support documents associated with this and other conservation practices are available at the NRCS Field Office Technical Guide web site.
Related Conservation Practices
This practice is commonly used in a Conservation Management System with practices such as:
Critical Area Planting (342)
Stream Habitat Improvement and Management (395)
If you want to learn how you can protect natural resources on your farm or forestland, please contact your local NRCS office.
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