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Planting Pole Cuttings in Riparian EcosystemsSchalau, Jeff; Plant Sciences, School of | SRNR (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2010-01)Riparian ecosystems are found in the transition between aquatic and adjacent terrestrial ecosystems where unique vegetative communities can occur due to free water at or near the soil surface. A healthy, functional riparian plant community provides a rich environment for insects, mollusks, amphibians, reptiles, fishes, birds, and animals. In Arizona, many naturally occurring riparian ecosystems have been impacted, altered or removed by natural processes and land management activities. This publication provides information to assist residents, landowners, and agency personnel in successfully establishing pole plantings in riparian ecosystems of Arizona.