Stream Protection without Fencing

Livestock Watering Facility, credit MDA

Description

This BMP involves the use of troughs or “watering holes” in remote locations away from streams, as well as the placement of stream crossings. Stream crossings usually have some length of fencing so that livestock will not bypass the crossings. In some instances, trees are planted away from the stream to provide shade for the livestock.

Funding Source

Cost-share grants are available to install this practice through the Maryland Agricultural Water Quality Cost-Share (MACS) Program and USDA’s Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).​

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