Day 25: Learn about Riparian HabitatsDay 25: Learn about Riparian HabitatsWhy does Phoenix put recycled water into the Salt River? Learn about the importance of riparian habitats.<div class="ExternalClassCF930B84E1374C35AA68C5CD116E2B5F"><p>​Riparian habitats are incredibly important to Arizona's plants and wildlife. Known as ribbons of life, riparian areas are areas of land close to water that are lush with both plants and animals. </p><p>Riparian habitats not only support animal's homes, but they also help keep our water quality high by helping to prevent erosion of the land into our rivers. Plants also help filter and clean water.</p><p>Learn more by exploring websites about Riparian Areas.</p><p>Riparian Areas: Riv​ers and Wetlands</p><p><a href="https://www.desertmuseum.org/books/nhsd_riparian.php">Riparian Communities</a></p><p>Tres Rios Riparian Restoration Site</p></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/waterservicessite/Lists/WAMCalendar/Attachments/55/_DSC0530_PROx-web.jpg4/25/2021 7:00:00 AM