Jan. 15, 2015 12:07
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers surveyed the New Jersey coastline, from Point Pleasant Beach to Island Beach State Park, to collect information for future beach replenishment projects....
Jan. 15, 2015 12:07
Native seeds are critical in the restoration of North American ecology. Ernst Conservation Seeds grows, processes, and sells more than 400 native and naturalized species of seeds and live plant materials. Their products can be used in almost every scenario, including restoration, beautification, reclamation and conservation....
Nov. 6, 2014 11:02
IECA, the International Erosion Control Association, has announced a program called IECA on Location.  IECA faculty are experts in erosion, sediment control, stormwater management, surface water ...
Sept. 15, 2014 06:31
Eroding Hill Creates Hazard: A certain waterfall in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is viewed as an eyesore rather than a natural beauty. The result of a chamber formed from erosion into a local hillside, the ‘waterfall’ has caused up to $20,000 in local property damage when an intense storm struck the area. ...
July 15, 2014 11:44
Coastal erosion is a global problem; it’s estimated that at least 70 percent of sandy beaches around the world experience it. In the U.S., around 86 percent of East Coast beaches have significantly eroded in the past 100 years. There’s plenty of erosion on the West Coast and the Gulf of Mexico as well....
July 15, 2014 11:34
The sinkholes were caused by an excess of rain, combined with the failure of a 108-year-old culvert 40 feet below the trail. The bigger of the two resulting sinkholes “was so large that it took 30 truckloads of dirt to fill it in,” said North Augusta Parks and Recreation Director Rick Meyer....
July 15, 2014 11:34
Plants are no different. Outside of their native environments, they require additional resources, like fertilizers, chemical controls, and especially water, to survive. We use these non-native species because they’re ‘exotic,’ a word that has, over the years, come to mean beautiful....
July 15, 2014 11:34
Geosynthetics is really an umbrella term for the vast array of materials that make up the world of engineered products. They are used for controlling erosion, covering soil, or for separating layers of soil. These products can also be used as soil stabilizer, even as drainage aids....
July 15, 2014 11:34
deck was causing significant erosion to the slope that was protecting the concrete bridge piles. After constant maintenance to repair the problem, Department of Transportation crews decided to install a permanent fix....
July 1, 2014 12:00
However, there are retaining walls that are sturdy and functional, yet unobtrusive— green, living or vegetated retaining walls. Like the others, they still fulfill their primary load-bearing or erosion-prevention purpose, but with an extra, environmentally-beneficial flourish....

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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