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Watershed Geo Hires Seasoned Waste Professional as VP of Solid Waste

May 25, 2016 - in Erosion control, Maintenance, People

Atlanta, Ga.—Watershed Geo, a geosynthetics company specializing in engineered solutions for waste containment, erosion control and soil stabilization, has announced the appointment of David Cieply to Vice President of Solid Waste Market. Cieply brings more…

2017 IECA Request for Abstract Submittals

IECA is currently accepting submissions for Environmental Connection 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. Speaking at IECA's Environmental Connection demonstrates…

Specification Section: Erosion Control

April 26, 2016 - in Erosion control, Erosion Control

Erosion and sedimentation occur naturally with loosening and transport of soil by wind, water and ice. Controlling erosion is important, particularly…

Landslide Risk Remains High a Year After Magnitude-7.8 Nepal Earthquake

ANN ARBOR—With the monsoon fast approaching, the landslide risk in Nepal remains high a year after a magnitude-7.8 earthquake that killed more than 8,000 people, according to a University of Michigan-led research team. The April 25, 2015, earthquake struck…

IECA Names Dwayne Stenlund, Environmental Connection 2016 Presenter of the Year

April 22, 2016 - in Erosion control, People

Denver, Colo. - International Erosion Control Association Region One (IECA) awards its Environmental Connection 2016 Presenter of the Year to Dwayne Stenlund, CPESC for his presentation “Developing Best Management Practice Guidance Matrix Decision Trees,”…

First Salish Sea-Wide Shoreline Armoring Study Shows Cumulative Effects on Ecosystem

Bulkheads and seawalls along the shores of Puget Sound help ease erosion and stabilize bluffs to protect waterfront properties. But these walled structures also shrink beaches, reduce habitat for invertebrates and spawning fish and, indirectly, degrade conditions…

Bringing the Landslide Laboratory to Remote Regions

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 12, 2016 – It’d be hard to overstate how landslide-prone China’s Loess Plateau is; thanks to millions of years’ accumulation of the wind-deposited, highly-porous sediment from which the plateau takes its name, the region has…

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 best Redi-Rock walls built in the categories of Residential, Commercial, Freestanding, Water Application,…

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 pose worrisome doubts about steadying the state of coastal restoration and protection. After meeting with…