Riparian Lands
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Riparian lands are comprised of the vegetative and wildlife areas adjacent to perennial and intermittent streams. Riparian areas are delineated by the existence of plant species normally found near freshwater.

FK Reading Ease
16.8

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College
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  • In strict interpretation, lands bordering on a river. The term “riparian” is also used as relating to the shore of the sea or other tidal water, or of a lake or other considerable body of water not having the character of a watercourse.

    FK Reading Ease
    43.4

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    College
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