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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,…

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…

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…

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…