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Chapter 9: Soil Management

This chapter from the North Carolina Organic Commodities Production Guide discusses the organic standards for …

11 hours ago

Understanding Climate, Planning, and Response Terms Within the Forestry Context

New and existing professionals working in the realm of climate education, research, and outreach need …

5 days ago

Leaching Fraction: A Tool to Schedule Irrigation for Container-Grown Nursery Crops

Monitoring leachate can be a helpful tool to successfully schedule irrigation and avoid the inefficiencies …

6 days ago

Stormwater BMPs for Trout Waters

Stormwater heated by pavement and rooftop materials can affect aquatic ecosystems in streams, especially coldwater …

3 weeks agoUrban Waterways
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Chemical Turbidity Control in Pumped Construction Site Water

This publication describes methods to reduce turbidity and suspended solids in water being pumped into …

5/31/19SoilFacts
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Mulch Options for Erosion Control on Construction Sites

This publication discusses important characteristics, application rates, costs, and appropriate use of loose mulch, erosion …

5/20/19SoilFacts

Maintaining Permeable Pavements

For permeable pavements to remain permeable, their surface level must be freely draining, making clogging …

5/20/19Urban Waterways
Diagram of a model skimmer in a sediment basin

Surface Outlets for Sediment Basins

Sediment basins are temporary stormwater pools that catch runoff so it can deposit some of …

5/2/19SoilFacts