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Got Erosion? North American Green Has It Covered

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Feb. 16, 2016—Time to roll out the green carpet. North American Green proudly sponsors the 2016 Environmental Connection Conference (EC 2016), hosted by the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) in San Antonio. Leading the…

Redi-Rock International Announces Winners of the 2015 Rocky Awards

Charlevoix, MI — Redi-Rock International is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Rocky Awards! The Rocky Awards are an annual honoring of the…

America’s Wetland Foundation Lauds Steady and Experienced Leader for Coastal Authority

January 26, 2016 - in Corporate, Erosion control

NEW ORLEANS - With 74 percent of Louisiana voters citing coastal erosion as the issue of their lifetime, a change of administration for the state might…

IECA Announces a New Executive Director

January 22, 2016 - in Erosion control, People

Denver — International Erosion Control Association Region One (IECA) announced Sharan Wilson as its new executive director. Wilson has more than 20 years of senior level leadership experience in the telecommunications industry, followed by nearly 10 years…

Dewberry Awarded Contract with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service

Fairfax, Va., Jan. 5, 2015—Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, was recently awarded a $5 million, five-year Blank Purchase Agreement with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). The contract extends previous work associated…

IECA Names Environmental Achievement and Outstanding Professional of the Year

December 14, 2015 - in Awards, Corporate, Erosion control

Denver, Colo. – International Erosion Control Association Region One (IECA) names the 2015 winners for the Environmental Achievement and Outstanding Professional of the Year awards. The Bijou Area Erosion Control Project receives the Environmental Achievement…

Multiagency Team Working to Reduce Erosion and Flooding Threat in Eastern Washington

December 11, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Erosion control

CAMP MURRAY, Wash. – Washington’s devastating 2014 and 2015 wildfire seasons put vast areas of the state at risk of erosion and flooding, posing additional dangers to residents and communities.  Today, a collaborative effort among all levels of government…

Global Geosynthetics Market 2015 to Reach $19.5 Billion by 2022 with CAGR of 12%

October 30, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Erosion control

Deerfield Beach, FL, Oct. 28, 2015—The Global Geo-synthetics market is valued at $7.52 billion in 2014 and projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12% reaching $19.5 billion by 2022. Geo-synthetics are broadly used in coastal engineering,…

NDOT’s Kingsbury Grade Project receives TRPA ‘Best in Basin’ Award

A Nevada Department of Transportation project to repave and enhance Kingsbury Grade last year has received a Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Best in the Basin Award. The project substantially completed ahead of schedule in 2014, and was recognized as a water…

Storms After Wildfire Lead to Impaired Water Quality

September 30, 2015 - in Corporate, Erosion control, Maintenance

Water quality can be substantially diminished for several years after wildfire in response to relatively common local thunderstorms, according to a recent USGS study. USGS scientists led by research hydrologist Sheila Murphy collected extensive streamflow…