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Erosion Control

Water—and Tempers—Rising

Water—and Tempers—Rising

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No one particularly wants to live in a flood zone. But deciding just where that zone lies and how great the risk is has been an ongoing struggle, both for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that creates the nation’s flood maps and for the homeowners who sometimes dispute FEMA’s  … Read More

The Mayor of Nowhere at All

The Mayor of Nowhere at All

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Few of us these days can claim to have lived in the same location since birth; the average American makes more than 11 moves over a lifetime, with jobs, school, and other changes often sending us clear across the country. Still, there are some people who remain where they started  … Read More

The Taj Mahal Effect

The Taj Mahal Effect

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Environmental problems come to light in many different ways; the plight of sea turtles or coral reefs might highlight the dangers of something we’re putting into the water, for instance. Almost as attention-getting as animals in trouble, though, is an iconic building in danger from its environment. The Taj Mahal  … Read More

University of California, Irvine, and San Diego State University Release Study on Resilience of Native Plants After Major Disturbances

University of California, Irvine, and San Diego State University Release Study on Resilience of Native Plants After Major Disturbances

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IRVINE, Calif. – June 7, 2018 – Ecologists from the University of California, Irvine, Center for Environmental Biology and San Diego State University have tested the resilience of native plant communities when faced with wildfire, drought and invasion by non-native species. The research, published in Ecosphere, determined whether Orange County  … Read More

AES Announces Passing of Jack Broughton, Marketing Director

AES Announces Passing of Jack Broughton, Marketing Director

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Applied Ecological Services announced that Jack Broughton, their Marketing Director, passed away on May 27, 2018, after a brief illness.

Jack had a long career with AES. In 1996, he first partnered with Steve Apfelbaum, our founder, to create a company newsletter. In 1998, Jack joined AES full-time, splitting his time  … Read More

Devouring the Problem

Devouring the Problem

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In a blog on the Stormwater magazine site a couple of years ago, I mentioned a battle taking place in the Great Lakes; invasive lampreys destroy about 100 million pounds of fish each year, and the Great Lakes Fishery Commission has been spending $20 million a year to try to  … Read More

Express Blower Inc. Hires Mike Dyer as General Manager

Express Blower Inc. Hires Mike Dyer as General Manager

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Fairfield, Ohio – Express Blower, the premier manufacturer of large pneumatic blower equipment for the erosion control, landscape, and green roof industries, has hired Mike Dyer as its General Manager to oversee day-to-day operations and shape its manufacturing, purchasing, and engineering systems to meet future demand. This is a newly  … Read More

Hanes Geo Components Announces Acquisition of DDD Erosion Control

Hanes Geo Components Announces Acquisition of DDD Erosion Control

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Hanes Geo Components, of Winston Salem, NC, announces they have reached an agreement to acquire DDD Erosion Control of Ashburn, GA. John Dowdell, President of Hanes Geo Components, commented that “DDD Erosion Control is a leader in the manufacturing and distribution of Silt Fence, a core product segment for Hanes  … Read More

Dishing the Dirt

Dishing the Dirt

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In the pages of Erosion Control and online, we’ve often debated the pros and cons of dam removal. Demolishing outdated ones—many of which are a century or more old and in danger of collapse, and some of which have outlived their original purpose—can return a river to something closer to  … Read More


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Tensar
Tensar
2500 Northwinds Parkway
Suite 500
Alpharetta
GA
30009
Belgard Hardscapes
5909 Baker Road,
Suite 550
Minnetonka
MN
55345
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

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