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This fact sheet draws from information available from the following reference:

The Active River Area: A Conservation Framework for Protecting Rivers and Streams

TNC, 2008


This is a Fact Sheet created by RiverSmart for the Fluvial Geomorphology Task Force defining methods for delineating a river corridor. The “Active River Area,” is defined as the place where hydrologic connectivity, floodplain hydrology, and sediment movement occur along the river corridor.