Technology in Action
1st PLACE Erosion control blankets were installed to avoid sedimentation from reducing the capacity of the drainage system in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Submitted by Paula Pereira, Deflor Bioengenharia, Brazil. Photo: March 2009.
2nd PLACE Following the Angora fire near Lake Tahoe, Calif., erosion control blankets, wattles, silt fence and mulch were deployed to prevent erosion and sediment damage. Submitted by Kory Kammeier, Western Excelsior. Photo: Kory Kammeier, Sept. 2008.
Before and After 1st PLACE Bioengineering stabilized this slope at Butter Hill in Camacari, Bahia, Brazil. Imagine this dirt street after a copious rain before vegetation took hold on the cliffs. Submitted by Aloisio Pereira, Deflor Bioengenharia. Before/after photos: Aloisio Pereira, Jan. 2005/April 2008.
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