Publications 

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Conservation Publications

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Living Shorelines: A more natural erosion control alternative - Nov 5, 2010 - 1:30:54 PM
This page is an introduction to living shorelines as a more natural approach to shoreline erosion control and provides several resources to find more information about living shorelines.

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Shore Erosion Control - The Natural Approach - Jul 15, 2005 - 3:13:50 PM
Traditionally, reduction of shoreline erosion has been accomplished by structural means, such as stone revetments or wooden bulkheads. Structural armoring may be the only solution along very exposed, high-energy shorelines or along heavy boat traffic areas. However, many shorelines along the Bay’s tributaries and protected coves can benefit from an alternative, non-structural technique.

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Agritourism Publications

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Income Opportunities For Your Farm: Alternative Enterprises & Agritourism Resources - Jan 7, 2007 - 6:06:09 PM
The CD “Income Opportunities For Your Farm:  Alternative Enterprises & Agritourism Resources” contains numerous publications including “Taking the First Step”, “Building a Sustainable Business” and many others. There are also links to additional web resources and publications and information about potential funding sources. Supplies are limited.

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Taking the First Step: Farm and Ranch Alternative Enterprise and Agritourism Resource Evaluation Guide - Jan 7, 2004 - 2:46:41 PM
This publication was prepared in response to requests from local advisors, farmers, and ranchers for a simple guide to the first step in identifying alternative income-producing agricultural enterprises and agritourism opportunities. The requests stipulated that the guide be useful in developing business and marketing plans to help entrepreneurs reduce risk through diversification of farm and ranch enterprises.

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Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)


The NRCS publications page offers a variety of resources. For more information about NRCS and its important cooperative conservation work nationwide, please refer to the NRCS website. 

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