Riparian Restoration


This guide was written for staff, managers, technicians, permittees, concessionaires, and volunteers— for anyone engaged in activities that could affect the health of a riparian ecosystem. It provides the basic principles and background information needed to carry out a restoration project.

The objectives of the guide are to:

  • Create an awareness of riparian values and ecosystems and how they function.
  • Show common impacts from recreation.
  • Provide examples of planning, design, and restoration techniques.
  • Foster an understanding of adapted management and of monitoring concepts.

Publication Date

Tue, 12/19/2017


National Office


Collection: BLM Library
Category: Technical Reference


Wetlands and Riparian