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Erosion logs are commonly known as straw wattles, fiber logs, sediment logs or Aspen fiber wattles. This erosion solution is created by filling tubes of geotextile fabric with straw, coconut or Aspen wood fiber. Straw wattles are lighter weight and filled of straw; Aspen wattles are a heavy-duty, livestock-friendly alternative to straw wattles, as cows will not eat the filling.

Hydroseeding Equipment for Large Jobs

Hydroseeding Equipment for Large Jobs

In hydroseeding projects, it’s not only critical what product is applied, but the equipment used to apply it.

Time is of the essence, and having equipment with the power to cover large areas in a small amount of time is necessary not only in emergency jobs, but also in day-to-day projects

Hydroseeding

Hydroseeding

In hydroseeding projects, it’s not only critical what product is applied, but the equipment used to apply it.

Time is of the essence, and having equipment with the power to cover large areas in a small amount of time is necessary not only in emergency jobs, but also in day-to-day projects

Blanketing the Landscape

Blanketing the Landscape

A newly constructed outlet mall, Taubman Prestige Outlets in Chesterfield, MO, was slated to open just in time for the start of the school season in late summer 2013. The mall is located in a floodplain area. Taubman, the Bloomfield Hills, MI-based mall owner, sought an approach for the highly

Sturdy BMPs for Sediment Control

Sturdy BMPs for Sediment Control

The King Coal Highway is an unusual stretch of roadway being built through the mountains of southern West Virginia, part of a new corridor highway system across the bottom of the state. “The King Coal is an unusual highway project in that it’s kind of a partnership between the coal

RECPs Hold Fast

RECPs Hold Fast

As rolled erosion control products (RECPs) become increasingly sophisticated, they’re being used in applications ranging from light covers that allow snakes to pass through to heavy-duty replacements for riprap. Vegetation can grow through all of them, and some varieties come with seeds already embedded in them. Erosion control blankets are

The Priority of Plants

The Priority of Plants

Essential for successful onsite soil stabilization for practically any circumstances, vegetation management commonly involves three types of approaches: Physical (mowing, brush clearing) Chemical (the use of herbicides or chemicals to kills weeds or non-native species before replanting with desirable species or to inhibit the growth of certain plants) Biological (releasing

Full Coverage: Erosion Control Blankets and Mats

Full Coverage: Erosion Control Blankets and Mats

Water has washed away soil for millions of years, but it’s meeting its match in today’s erosion control products, including hundreds of rolled erosion control products, or RECPs. From the first, developed in 1973, to the latest environmentally sensitive ones and high-tech turf reinforcement mats (TRMs), there’s an erosion control

Hydroseeding: A Versatile Alternative

As a method of erosion control and aesthetics, hydroseeding is becoming more common in the commercial and municipal sectors, thanks in part to tightening federal restrictions on erosion control. Hydroseeding contractors who service the residential sector are seeing a rise in the number of homeowners opting for hydroseeding, but they

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