A Riparian Working Group (established by the Partnership Committe on Agriculture and the Environment) will prepare guidelines and implement a process to manage agricultural activities near watercourses in riparian areas.
This factsheet discusses direct access to watercourses for livestock watering. Stockmen need to use appropriate, environmentally sound, methods to water livestock.
Riparian areas provide important benefits to surrounding croplands. Read on to find out how riparian areas enhance cropping systems and how you can manage your riparian area and croplands to maximize these benefits.