Soil

The Low-Down on Dirt

The Low-Down on Dirt

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Monday, December 5, was World Soil Day. Proposed by the International Union of Soil Sciences back in 2002 and adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2013, World Soil Day has been used to raise awareness of soil—something the great majority of people take for granted—as a vital resource.  … Read More

Erosion Control—Reader Favorites

Erosion Control—Reader Favorites

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Listed below are the top Editor Blogs, Reader Favorite articles, and Erosion Control magazine articles for you to enjoy. This list is curated based on reader views, search traffic, e-mail click-through, and most commented articles.

Bookmark this page so you will always have quick access to Forester Media’s top Erosion Control  … Read More

USDA Invests $33 Million to Improve Water Quality in High-Priority Watersheds

USDA Invests $33 Million to Improve Water Quality in High-Priority Watersheds

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WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced an investment of more than $33 million in 197 high-priority watersheds across the country to help landowners improve water quality through the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS) National Water Quality Initiative (NWQI).

The NWQI helps farmers and ranchers implement voluntary  … Read More

PNNL Supports White House Efforts on Soil

PNNL Supports White House Efforts on Soil

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RICHLAND, Wash. – The Earth’s soil is a very active but poorly understood ecosystem right beneath our feet. The Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has two ongoing research efforts exploring the properties of this important — but oft-overlooked — system. The research, involving a range of diverse projects  … Read More

Programs to Protect and Restore Eroding Shorelines

Programs to Protect and Restore Eroding Shorelines

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Rising sea levels in many locations add power to a storm’s negative punch. And when storm surges race many miles inland—as they did after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast—then coastal erosion is magnified.  … Read More

Rain Gardens for Erosion Control Projects

Rain Gardens for Erosion Control Projects

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Before we had the rain gardens in, everything was draining straight into the gray infrastructure in the way of storm sewers and getting taken rapidly into Trail Creek, which is a heavily used natural resource and recreational area for a lot of people. This was a great opportunity to help  … Read More

George Washington Argued Here

George Washington Argued Here

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We’ve seen them often enough in other parts of the country, and now one is flaring up on the Potomac River: a battle over water rights. The origins of this one go back almost four centuries and involve an agreement negotiated in 1785 by George Washington years before he became  … Read More

102 Million Trees Gone

102 Million Trees Gone

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The trees are dying.

We’ve known it for a while; in California’s forests, because of the ongoing drought, trees are dying by the millions. What wasn’t clear was the scale at which it’s happening. The latest aerial survey from the US Forest Service shows that the state has about 102  … Read More


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