Soil

Walking on Water: Floating Islands

Walking on Water: Floating Islands

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Need more land? You might soon be able to create your own. Dutch engineers are experimenting with floating islands that can support buildings, farms, and other amenities.

The Dutch Maritime Research Institute has built a prototype of a floating island made up of dozens of interlocking triangles that can move  … 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

Through the Earth’s Mantle—and 800 Miles of Dirt and Rock

Through the Earth’s Mantle—and 800 Miles of Dirt and Rock

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This isn’t, strictly speaking, a post about erosion, but we hear so frequently about problems with abandoned mining sites—degraded or contaminated soils, expensive remediation efforts—that I want to pass along a story about one that’s doing well in its afterlife. The Homestake Gold Mine in South Dakota closed in 2001.  … Read More

How Policy and Funding Changes May Impact Water Quality Programs

How Policy and Funding Changes May Impact Water Quality Programs

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Over the last few decades, the successes of regulations like the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act have led to improvements in air and water quality. With recent changes in the political climate, and with some seeking to reduce regulations and cut funding sources, many groups are looking at  … Read More

The Waxed-Paper Doughnut That’s Saving Trees

The Waxed-Paper Doughnut That’s Saving Trees

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Desertification is a growing problem—or perhaps more accurately a non-growing problem—in many parts of the world. Planting trees, or afforestation, is one way to combat desertification, but it works only if the trees survive; in many areas the survival rate has been dismal. As this article points out, the poor-quality  … Read More

Updated USGS Maps Show Decreased Rate of Louisiana Land Loss

Updated USGS Maps Show Decreased Rate of Louisiana Land Loss

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(NEW ORLEANS) Today, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) released updated maps depicting net land loss and land gain in Louisiana since 1932. These maps show that the rate of land loss has slowed in recent years, largely due to decreased hurricane activity and the advancement of coastal restoration projects, such  … Read More

“The Base Could Liquefy”

“The Base Could Liquefy”

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Of all the problems we hear about related to American infrastructure, the state of the nation’s dams is perhaps the scariest; a failure upstream of an urban area could cause more damage all at once than just about any other infrastructure-related event. The failure of the spillways at the Oroville  … Read More

Techniques for Stabilizing Slopes

Techniques for Stabilizing Slopes

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From stabilizing failing slopes to creating new slopes, erosion control contractors are turning to new technologies as well as relying on the tried and true in a number of projects throughout the US.  … Read More


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35481 Grafton Eastern Rd
Grafton
OH
44044
Tensar
Tensar
2500 Northwinds Parkway
Suite 500
Alpharetta
GA
30009
Ernst Conservation Seeds
8884 Mercer Pike
Meadville
PA
16335
Foresight Products Inc
6430 East 49th Drive
Commerce City
CO
80022
Lane Enterprises
Lane Enterprises
3905 Hartzdale Drive
Suite 514
Camp Hill
PA
17011
Profile Products
750 Lake Cook Rd, Suite 440
Buffalo Grove
IL
60089
Watershed Geo
Watershed Geo
11400 Atlantis Place, Suite 200
Alpharetta
GA
30022
Willacoochee Industrial Fabrics
769 W Main St
PO Box 599
Willacoochee
GA
31650

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