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For Land Managers

The following is a list of resources for land managers to restore, protect, and improve riparian buffers on private land.

Tennessee Urban Riparian Buffer Handbook

A free guide for landowners and conservation organizations created by the Tennessee Division of Forestry that provides important information and guidelines regarding riparian buffer implementation.

TDEC Permits Dataviewer

Interactive map from Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation that allows you to view permits in your area that are affecting your watershed.

TDEC Restoration Site Reporting

Report a stream location in need of restoration.

East Tennessee Nursery Seedlings

The Division of Forestry’s East Tennessee Nursery that provides Tennessee residents a variety of tree and shrub seedlings for reforestation, wildlife habitat enhancement, and erosion control, as well as other conservation oriented purposes.