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Riparian strips

Photo : MELCCHome construction and agricultural and logging activities can destroy aquatic ecosystems (in both lakes and rivers) or seriously compromise their survival. By maintaining a minimum distance of 10 to 15 metres between the aquatic environment and the terrestrial environment, a riparian strip provides essential protection to both aquatic and terrestrial wildlife and habitats.

Monitoring the quality of riparian strips (French)

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Rivers and lakes

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