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for Friend of Wildlife Vol. 45 Issue 4, Fall 1998
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Riparian buffers, or wide strips of vegetation along stream and river banks, are effective filters in keeping pollutants from reaching the water. They also control erosion and attract wildlife. One of the most aggressive water pollution plans is a state-mandated one requiring retention of 50-foot-wide buffers on all Neuse River Basin streams.
Wildlife and Industry Together, or WAIT, is an innovative program that brings industry, state and local conservation groups together to create wildlife habitats on industrial and commercial lands. The program benefits are many, including increasing employee environmental awareness and reducing land maintenance costs.