Works in Progress
Each property is unique, and each solution is unique. Here are a few examples of landowners who have successfully strengthened and enhanced their property with healthy riparian buffers. Explore the examples below.
A creek running through a residential Charlottesville property was eroding its banks. Native grasses and wildflowers stabilized the area and invited wildlife.
This cattle farm in Cumberland County needed to establish protected buffer areas and a rotational grazing system for the herd.
This Rockbridge County farm needed invasives control and a little TLC to repair damage from grazing cattle.
The existing wooded riparian buffer areas on his 17 acres in Amherst County needed to be revived and extended.
Landowners of Braford Farms in Rockbridge County wanted to build on early efforts to establish a buffer, and implement strategies to minimize damage from cattle.
Straddling both sides of the James River in Goochland and Powhatan Counties, the State Farm needed comprehensive conservation plan to keep cattle from steams and restore streamside forests and wetlands.
Highland, the home of James Monroe in Albemarle County, needed help with controlling invasives that were choking out native plants and impeding enjoyment of the trails.
Stoney Crest Farm in Albemarle County needed cattle exclusion fencing and restoration of the riparian forest.
Ronnie Nuckols, owner of Overhome Farms in Goochland County, needed to manage his herd while protecting his land.
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