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BWSR Buffers

Buffer Establishment & Management Toolbox

The buffer toolbox below has been designed for local government staff to guide the implementation of riparian butters from initial watershed planning through buffer management.

Toolbox Introduction

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State Buffer Law

Detailed information about the Minnesota Buffer Law passed in 2015 can be found at the link below. This website will help answer questions to the new law.

Peer-to-Peer Resources

Other Buffer Implementation Resources

Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources

520 Lafayette Road North, St. Paul, MN 55155 | (651) 296-3767 | Fax (651) 297-5615 | TTY (800) 627-3529

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