Jan. 13, 2014 03:33
IN THE WORLD OF EROSION CONTROL, we divide the kinds of products that are available into two types, “traditional” and “green.” But these distinctions are becoming increasingly blurred. After all, erosion control, in and of itself, is a green practice.....
Jan. 13, 2014 03:33
Slope Stability Analysis and Reinforcement Principles; Soil Microbiology and Restoration Ecology; Effective Best of the BMPs; Using the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE 2) to Predict Water Erosion and Sediment Deposition Rates on......
Jan. 13, 2014 03:33
You understand that construction, revegetation, and slope stabilization work always produces dust and, as the contractor on a project, it is your responsibility to contain it. It’s your job to manage the hundreds of billions of dust particles, smaller than the thickness of a....
Jan. 13, 2014 03:33
The IAHP is offering all IAHP gear—hats, shirts, decals and more—at buy one/get one free pricing until February 28, 2014. Four-year memberships will also be available at a 25% discount. Go to www.hydroseeding.org....
Jan. 13, 2014 03:33
IN FAR TOO MANY AMERICAN CITIES, it’s a common sight: the quickly formed, temporary lakes and rivers that pop up after a good-sized downpour. These “waterways” run alongside urban streets, sometimes engulfing entire lanes, and surprising motorists who go splashing through them....
Nov. 18, 2013 03:43
Arizona’s Granite Mountain Recreation Area, closed in June by the “Doce” fire, has recently been reopened to the public. The recreation area, near Prescott, includes the Granite Mountain Wilderness, Granite Basin Lake and trails in the vicinity. A section of hiking trails remains closed at this time....
Nov. 18, 2013 03:43
Have you ever thought about what things look like from their side? We’re going to take a moment to walk in the shoes of three different DOT employees from three different states. Each has different titles and responsibilities, giving us a chance to learn about the unique—and not so unique—challenges and requirements that can make their jobs daunting....
Nov. 18, 2013 03:43
“The thick, rushing mud battered my car as if it were a toy, tossing it wherever it wanted,” said John Schroyer, a videographer for The Colorado Springs Gazette. “I couldn’t believe what was happening.” He was driving to work in Manitou Springs when he found himself trapped in a moving mudslide....
Nov. 18, 2013 03:43
The Certified Hydroseeding Professional online certification exam is available to all qualified hydroseeding contractors. The exam qualifications can be found online at http://hydroseeding.org/overview.shtml....
Nov. 18, 2013 03:43
However, in case you haven’t noticed, we don’t live in an ideal world. Not even close. Very often, what you will use and how you will use it will be dictated by ordinances, regulations, or by the owner of the property itself....

In many ways, we are fortunate that, in our chosen profession, we are able to help people when certain disasters occur: the tornadoes in Missouri, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Georgia, the flooding in Louisiana, the snows in the northeastern part of the country, the rain in California, and the snow in Colorado....

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