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Soil and Water Conservation Methods

The management and conservation of our water resources depends heavily on the conservation of soil integrity. Sensitive environmental areas and civil construction sites are two areas where revegetation techniques (including the use of Vetiver grass systems) may be most valuable! Ever Heard of Vetiver Grass?? • The Vetiver Grass System is low cost and efficient […]

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Wetlands: their Importance and Function

Wetlands range from springs, seeps, mires and bogs in the mountains, to midland marches and flood plains, to coastal lakes, mangrove swamps and estuaries. All wetlands are linked by rivers. Water purification • Plants and soils in wetlands play a significant role in purifying water. • Many nutrients such as phosphorus and nitrogen, which are […]

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