An erosion control blanket is a preformed protective blanket of plastic fibers, straw or other plant residue designed to protect soil from the impact of precipitation and overland flow, and retain moisture to facilitate establishment of vegetation.
On a sultry afternoon in mid-July, two bodies of water, entwined by nature but separated by man, became reacquainted for the first time in nearly 100 years. The estrangement had been quite stressful for both, but expedience had dictated that third-party interests—those of agriculture, commerce, and development—would take priority over
On highways under construction and those being repaired throughout North America, the challenge for contractors is to come up with effective methods for erosion and sediment control. Common challenges include working around traffic-which sometimes means working during non-peak hours or at night-protecting existing inlets and catch basins along the roadways,
By Tara Beecham
It’s usually a smart decision to work with nature when you need to overcome the challenges she presents. When you’re working to revegetate an area, you just can’t always assume nature is willing to work with you. Erosion control blankets and turf reinforcement mats can be the solution in these