Tag Archive: erosion

Dec 26

Ditch Switch – When Two Really Is Better Than One

Not all ditches are created equal! Ditches with two tiers can help prevent erosion and flooding, which is awesome. Listen up: Most farms need ditches to keep soil drained and crops thriving—but conventional tactics can lead to erosion, pollution, and flooding downstream. Enter two-stage ditches. These ditches include a deep trench flanked by flat, vegetated …

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Feb 17

Property Values vs. the Environment

A plan for regulating the water levels in Lake Ontario may improve wetland health, but speed property erosion.   Transcript of the Audio Podcast: Homeowner rights versus a healthy Lake Ontario ecosystem… on this CurrentCast. The Canadian and U.S. International Joint Commission sets Great Lakes Policy. For the last fifty years, they have regulated the …

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