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National Riparian Service Team

Establishment of the Riparian Service Team

The Riparian Service Team acts as a catalyst, focusing resources on providing training and technology transfer, consulting and advisory services, and program review. more>>

Our Mission

"[Restoration] will not happen by regulation, changes in the law, more money, or any of the normal bureaucratic approaches. It will only occur through the integration of ecological, economic, and social factors, and participation of affected interests."

The National Riparian Service Team (NRST) and an extended riparian coordination network were created in order to focus efforts on this strategy of cooperative riparian restoration. more>>

NRST Strategic Plan

This document reflects the evolution of an interagency strategy initiated in March of 1996, designed to accelerate cooperative riparian restoration and management. Focusing primarily in the Western United States, the USDI Bureau of Land Management, the USDA Forest Service, in partnership with USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, established the National Riparian Service Team and a network of individuals to implement an approach that integrates both the biophysical and social dimensions of resource issues. more>>

Accomplishments - Reports for 1997-2007
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