Tag: seed

A seed is an embryonic plant enclosed in a protective outer covering called the seed coat, usually with some stored food.

As Nutritious as Cardboard

As Nutritious as Cardboard

They might have saved large swaths of Texas from blowing away during the Dust Bowl in the 1930s, but today they’re unwelcome tenants—interlopers from another time and place.

Two types of grass, one originally from China and the other from South Africa, are taking over the southeastern part of the

Duking It Out in Public and 50 Million Cubic Meters

Duking It Out in Public and 50 Million Cubic Meters

As we look back on 2017, we’ve certainly had an interesting year.  Let’s revisit a few more of Erosion Control’s  top posts for the year.

The following blog post was our most commented EC blog.
Duking It Out in Public
Where do you stand on climate change? Is the issue settled? Do you think there are

Advertiser’s Index

A.H. Meyer Maschinenfabrik GmbH
www.ahmeyer.com

Applewood Seed Co
www.applewoodseed.com

Aqua Dam Inc
www.aquadam.net

Berry Plastics
www.berryplastics.com

Bowie
www.bowieindustries.com

East Coast Erosion Control
www.eastcoasterosion.com

Epic Manufacturing
www.epicmanufacturing.com

Erosion Supply Company
www.erosionsupply.com

FINN Corporation
www.finncorp.com

Genesis Nursery Inc
www.genesisnurseryinc.com

Geobrugg North America LLC
www.geobrugg.com

Heavyweight Sediment Control Solutions
www.wtbinc.net

HydroStraw LLC
www.hydrostraw.com

J.W. Faircloth & Son
www.fairclothskimmer.com

JNR Equipment
www.jnrequipmentservices.com

JRM Chemical Inc/Soilmoist
www.soilmoist.com

Keystone Retaining Wall Systems
www.keystonewalls.com

Living Log Aquatic Services LLC
www.livinglog.com

Maclean Civil Products
www.earthanchor.com

Mat Inc.
www.matinc.biz

Pennington Seed Company
www.penningtonseed.com

Peterson Pacific Corporation
www.petersoncorp.com

Plastic Solutions Inc
www.plastic-solution.com

Roundstone Native Seed LLC
www.roundstoneseed.com

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SOIL RETENTION PRODUCTS INC.
Soil Retention Products Inc., the leading provider of Plantable concrete systems, just launched their newest product, Drivable Turf, a pre-cut artificial turf solution that fits to Soil Retention’s permeable, flexible concrete pavement system, Drivable Grass. Drivable Turf comes in 4- by 4-foot sections and fits perfectly into

Project Profile: Stabilizing an Abandoned Gold Mine

Project Profile: Stabilizing an Abandoned Gold Mine

A ONCE HIGHLY CONTAMINATED FOrmer mining site in eastern Ontario is nearing complete decommissioning due in part to the use of HydroStraw Bonded Fiber Matrix (BFM). Initial specifications called for an erosion control blanket. Kurt Vanclief, owner of Willowlee Sod Farms, which was contracted to do the erosion control on

Seeding for Progress and Restoration

Seeding for Progress and Restoration

The Palouse region of eastern Washington is known as one of the most fertile expanses of land in the world, with rich topsoil plunging to a depth of 100 feet or more. As Kurt Merg, vegetation ecologist for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, explains, it is one of

Mitigating Mayhem

Mitigating Mayhem

As employment laws shortened the workday toward the end of the 19th century, the concept of “leisure time” arose. Spending time away from factories or offices to enjoy the outdoors, particularly the newly ­created systems of parks, gardens, trails, and green spaces—many designed by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted—was advanced

Battling Invasive Species

Battling Invasive Species

When William Shakespeare introduced the starling into his play Henry IV more than 400 years ago, he recognized the bird’s moderately annoying qualities by imagining it tormenting its host with the repetition of a single utterance—over and over and over. However, he certainly could have had no concept that his

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AERO TECH
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

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