Success at the Streamside

Pennsylvania Riparian Forest Buffers that Work.

In November 2010, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection issued its regulations and guidance for establishment of riparian buffers - including forested riparian buffers for permitted projects in proximity to high quality- and exceptional value waters.

DEP's technical guidance can be accessed at:


Diane Wilson, Chief of the Watershed Support Section, PA DEP

Diane Oleson, Penn State Cooperative Extension, York County, Moderator.

This webinar was a kick-off for an extended afternoon technical session taking place at the Penn State Center in Pittsburgh for engineers, planners, landscape architects and other professionals who are developing and implementing green infrastructure on the landscape.  The technical session is not accessible by webinar, but for details, visit: Lessons from the Land Hits the road for the summer.