In business for more than 30 years, Aero Tech Inc., based in Clovis, NM, provides numerous services using its fleet of 17 aircraft: 5 helicopters and 12 fixed-wing. The company provides firefighting services as well as chemical application and aerial hydromulching/reclamation to prevent erosion after a wildfire. Among those that have been covered in Erosion Control are the reclamation efforts following the Jesusita Fire, Gap, Corona, South Lake Tahoe, Hanford Reach, Encabado Burn, Coal Steam, Cerro Grade Burn, and San Manual Indian Reservation fires. Aerial Hydromulch provides a safe and effective option to reclamation in remote areas.

The stationary, electric Peterson 5050H Delimber Debarker Disc Chipper produces high-quality low-bark-content chips for wood pulp and pellets, processing whole trees in one continuous operation. Equipped with a large feed throat, the 5050H can accept up to a 23-inch (56 cm) diameter single tree or multiple smaller stems. The 5050H can be configured with a three- or four-pocket disc, with several optional sheave sizes to make precise chips. The standard three-pocket disc produces chips from 5⁄8 to 1¼ inches (16–32 mm) long, while the optional four-pocket disc produces chips from ½ to 1 inch (13–25 mm) long.

The Guard Line of erosion control products provides three premium choices when choosing a Fiber Reinforced Matrix, Bonded Fiber Matrix, or Stabilized Mulch Matrix. All three products ensure soil protection while providing rapid seed germination over all types of terrains. Long-term protection or functional longevity has reached 12–24 months from the flexible erosion control blanket that is created from each product. Each Guard product has a history of proven success within the erosion control industry and all are derived from the original BFM, Soil Guard. The Guard Line guarantees performance on slopes ranging from 6:1 to 1:1; product choice is based on slope gradient or project specification.

Peterson Pacific Corp. announces the all-new Peterson 6310B Drum Chipper, which is suited for high-volume biomass producers who have a wide variety of feed material, from logs up to 36 inches (91 cm) in diameter to brush and small feedstock. The 6310B Drum Chipper is powered by a 1050 hp (772 kW) C27 Caterpillar engine, and has an optional Tier IV engine available. At 86,000 pounds (39,010kg), the track-mounted 6310B was designed for operations requiring high production and frequent moves between jobs.

Staple Wasp has engineered a completely new erosion control staple gun design by listening to what you said needed to be improved! With the end user in mind, we made the stapling process faster, more efficient, and comfortable. Engineered with all easily replaceable parts, the Staple Wasp will last a lifetime and will improve the way staples are installed in landscaping projects, erosion control blankets, roadway fabric, and sod. No more boat anchors that are one-and-done and in the scrap heap. Staple Wasp has built a gun and staples that will save your backs and your wallets for years to come.

Whether you are using water, industrial salts, or other chemicals for dust abatement, Soil2O Dust Control is a cheaper, eco-friendly, and non-corrosive alternative for use with existing equipment. Costs for fuel, water, and labor can be reduced by up to 75%. Cost is calculated based on the size and duration of your project, without the worry of budget overruns. It is nontoxic to fish, mammals, and plants, and does not bioaccumulate. Unopened, the product has a shelf life of 15 years. No road closures or cure time is required—just apply and drive.

Since Bowie Industries has a full manufacturing facility, full turnkey solutions can be provided. Sheet metal operations, welding, painting, and assembly are all done in house. Custom mountings on customers’ trucks with integrated toolboxes can be done onsite for a complete turnkey finished product. From our smallest units to the largest truck mounted units, all significant operations are done internally; therefore, there is no reliance on subcontractors. Quality has always been a goal of Bowie Industries and there is no better way to control quality than to do it yourself.

The TYPAR Geocell confinement system utilizes a three-dimensional geotextile “honeycomb” structure to provide erosion control and soil stabilization across a wide variety of applications. The fill material is confined within the strong, flexible, and permeable geotextile cell structure, restricting down-slope migration in slope applications and provides a stable load distribution on paved, unpaved, and soft sub-grade areas. The permeable nature of geotextile geocells ensures the continuous water flow throughout the support without using drilled holes. TYPAR Geocells are flexible, easy to handle and install, and are low maintenance, economical, and strong, providing a cost-effective solution for many soil stabilization applications.

For over three decades, industry professionals have turned to L&M Supply. With locations nationwide, L&M Supply is the nation’s largest manufacturer and distributor of quality geotextile fabrics, silt fence, metal T-post, wood oak stakes, weed control fabrics, and erosion control blankets and wattles. Log on to our website and click onto your state on our DOT Interactive USA Map to locate your region and find out about product details specific to your state. Contact us for free quotes.

The Keystone Compac segmental retaining walls system is a zero-slump concrete masonry product developed specifically for use in earth retaining wall structures. Employing the Keystone fiberglass pin connection system, it is designed for use as structural retaining walls, or those exceeding four feet in height and supporting structures or highway loading. The Compac-Regency has a scored face for distinctive aesthetic effects. It is also used for smaller landscape applications. It’s favored by designers and engineers worldwide. Visit our website for the installation and specification guide, and view our full line of wall systems, patio stones, pavers, and outdoor living designs.

SOX LLC Erosion Solutions has mastered erosion control and restoration of living shorelines and hillsides, with its suite of patented, bioengineered erosion control solutions that are stable, long-lasting, and compliant with all BMPs (best management practices). Our SOX family has been providing environmental services for waterways and natural areas since 1992. We have an exemplary reputation with government agencies, builders, developers, property managers, and homeowner associations. We are headquartered in Boca Raton, FL, and serve clients throughout the US and Canada. Distributorships are available.

Bury HydroBlox in an area where you need to control the water. The planks can be laid flat, placed on edge, or even stacked. There is no need for heavy equipment, geotextiles, drainage pipe, sand, or aggregate. Just establish the proper slope, install the HydroBlox, and backfill. As water is introduced to the planks, filling the microscopic cracks and crevasses throughout the product, the planks become saturated. This is where gravity takes over—the water will flow downward, utilizing the easier path through HydroBlox. Once one plank is saturated, the water flows from plank to plank to its final destination.

EnviroTech Services Inc. spans North America and offers a complete product line of dust control products to meet any number of customer needs. EnviroTech Services will work closely to ensure the correct product is selected and applied, and that it performs as expected. The products offer a solution to various problems such as dust control, soil stabilization, watering and/or roadbase conservation, enhancing performance of Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP), and reduced maintenance on unpaved roads. EnviroTech Services is experienced working with contractors, manufacturers, miners, and governmental authorities, as well as the retail sales of our products.

The FINN T120 HydroSeeder is a real workhorse for mid-size hydroseeding projects that demand a 1,000-gallon working tank capacity. Ideal to seed, fertilize, and mulch 1⁄3 acre per load in an easy one-step process. With the added flexibility of utilizing the tower gun and hose with a remote simultaneously, work sites can be completed in record time. Skid, gooseneck trailer, and straight-pull trailer ­configurations are available. For more than 80 years, FINN has been providing ­quality equipment to the landscape and erosion control industries and is the ­industry leader for erosion control compliance.

Silt Sock manufactures a variety of products for controlling erosion and sediment. This line includes tube-based products known as silt socks, filter socks, or sediment socks. This product features fabric filled with compost, wood chips, or other organic filtering material to help keep soil in place by reducing stormwater runoff and trapping sediment. In addition to the finished product, the company also supplies fabric and equipment to produce socks. This process minimizes the expense on transporting a ready-to-install sock.

DuraWattle is a durable and effective synthetic sediment control barrier. Jim Nunn is the facilities maintenance and repair supervisor at the solid waste facility at the City of Tacoma. He and his team were struggling to keep their in-grate filtration system functioning during regular rain events. He decided to use DuraWattle to augment his current filtration system instead of replacing it. The innovative combination kept their yard from flooding and saved his team hours every week on maintenance.



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