Closing Up

| Researchers at the University of California Riverside and elsewhere have just published a paper linking the effects of climate change to more frequent and intense flooding. It has to do with the effects of temperature, rainfall, and humidity on the macropores in the soil—that is, the spaces larger than 0.08 millimeters, which, when they’re plentiful, ... READ MORE

Erosion Control—Reader Favorites

| Listed below are the top Editor Blogs, Reader Favorite articles, and Erosion Control magazine articles for you to enjoy. This list is curated based on reader views, search traffic, e-mail click-through, and most commented articles. Bookmark this page so you will always have quick access to Forester Media's top Erosion Control content. ... READ MORE

University of California, Irvine, and San Diego State University Release Study on Resilience of Native Plants After Major Disturbances

| IRVINE, Calif. – June 7, 2018 – Ecologists from the University of California, Irvine, Center for Environmental Biology and San Diego State University have tested the resilience of native plant communities when faced with wildfire, drought and invasion by non-native species. The research, published in Ecosphere, determined whether Orange County plant communities recovered following the ... READ MORE

Express Blower Inc. Hires Mike Dyer as General Manager

| Fairfield, Ohio – Express Blower, the premier manufacturer of large pneumatic blower equipment for the erosion control, landscape, and green roof industries, has hired Mike Dyer as its General Manager to oversee day-to-day operations and shape its manufacturing, purchasing, and engineering systems to meet future demand. This is a newly created position that consolidates the ... READ MORE

Hanes Geo Components Announces Acquisition of DDD Erosion Control

| Hanes Geo Components, of Winston Salem, NC, announces they have reached an agreement to acquire DDD Erosion Control of Ashburn, GA. John Dowdell, President of Hanes Geo Components, commented that “DDD Erosion Control is a leader in the manufacturing and distribution of Silt Fence, a core product segment for Hanes Geo Components. In addition, their ... READ MORE

Speak at COMPOST2019 – Share Your Work!

| The USCC is seeking presenters with recent research or case studies on organics collection, processing or use. Submit now for the 27th Annual USCC Conference and Trade Show January 28-31, 2019 in Glendale/Phoenix, AZ! The USCC’s Annual Conference is the premiere professional meeting for composting, organics recycling and related topics. The Conference attracts more than 1,000 attendees working in compost ... READ MORE

First-Ever Wetland Mitigation Bank in NYC Supports a More Resilient Coastline

| MORRISTOWN, N.J.— On behalf of New York City, Louis Berger is restoring a degraded urban wetland on Staten Island, the Saw Mill Creek Pilot Wetland Mitigation Bank, to demonstrate a viable economic strategy to restore an impaired wetland habitat and improve resiliency in the city’s sensitive coastal areas. Following the successful completion of a lengthy ... READ MORE

City of Boise and Brown and Caldwell Recognized for National Engineering Excellence

| WALNUT CREEK, Calif.— The City of Boise and Brown and Caldwell today announced receivership of a national honor in the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) 51st Engineering Excellence Awards competition. Known industry-wide as engineering’s “Academy Awards”— the competition concludes with a gala celebrating U.S. engineering firms for projects demonstrating exceptional innovation, complexity, achievement, and ... READ MORE

Profile Products Acquires Southern Athletic Fields

| BUFFALO GROVE, IL, April 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) –– Profile Products, the leader in solutions for soil modification, erosion control and plant establishment, announces the acquisition of Southern Athletic Fields. The acquisition of SAF complements and strengthens Profile’s presence and offerings in the sports field construction and maintenance industry through the Company’s Turface Athletics business, ... READ MORE

Express Blower Introduces Tier 4 Final Configuration for its Self-Contained Machines

| Eugene, Oregon (April 2, 2018) – Express Blower, the premier manufacturer of large pneumatic blower equipment for the erosion control, landscape, and green roof industries, has received certification on its self-contained machines as required by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 4 Final, European Union (EU) Stage IV and California Air Resources Board (CARB) emissions ... READ MORE