May 15, 2015 06:08
Weed seeds can remain dormant in soils for years until the proper environment is created for them to thrive. Preparation of the soil is the common culprit for your weed infestation. Tilling under the soil, while creating a nice seed bed also brings dormant, buried weed seeds to the surface....
May 15, 2015 06:08
Nature has a way of bringing unlikely teams together, and the rapidly accelerating soil erosion at Black Warrior River in Moundville, Alabama, is an example of such a phenomenon....
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....
July 19, 2010 05:16
Environmental fallout is an inevitable result of living in the world. Natural disasters, like fires and floods, as well as manmade disasters such as the recent oil spill, wreak havoc with our natural resources. Then, there are the more everyday phenomena, like wind, rain and snow, which affect daily conditions....
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....
March 21, 2011 04:57
According to the drain commissioner, although there has been an increase in residential permits, their fees are smaller and do not generate as much money as commercial permits....
July 18, 2011 04:48
Protecting the soil is vital and often challenging in the aftermath of disasters. Controlling erosion and stormwater runoff are major priorities. Every year, disasters—both natural and man-made—cast a dramatic impact on our environment....
Sept. 19, 2011 04:42
As I read through all the various articles that cross my computer, it’s just dawned on me…where is all the work? Not a day goes by when I don’t see something about this company being fined for a soil erosion violation, or that municipality fined for stormwater contamination....

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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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