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Bioengineering, the combining of natural fibers and plants with man-made structures, is a technique used to restore streams damaged by building developments and other pollution sources to a more natural state.
A riparian buffer is a strip of vegetation along a streambank that helps to protect water and land resources. This article discusses the history of land use and conservation in North Carolina. Also discussed is the importance of buffers in protecting waterways from pollution and sedimentation, and how landowners can plant or maintain a buffer.