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Name: Brandon D.
Status: Student
Age: 16
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Date: May 18, 2002


Question:
In restoring a lagoon area with peat soil, how does a bioengineer determine what type of native plantings to use to prevent erosion?



Replies:
Probably in consultation with the local agricultural extension office, for knowledge about native plants and which of these is best for soil retention.

Possibly helpful:

http://www.ice.ucdavis.edu/weeds/ProjectDescription.asp?ProjectPK=5288
http://www.bren.ucsb.edu/research/2001Group_Projects/Ormond/Public/main.htm
http://sjr.state.fl.us/programs/outreach/pubs/irl_update/00win02.html
http://www.floridaplants.com/eco-wet.htm
http://h2o.enr.state.nc.us/basinwide/tarpam_section_C.htm
http://www.sfwmd.gov/org/wrp/wrp_ce/projects/irl_rfs.html
http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/cpr/library/AES_EA2.pdf

Anthony Brach


The EPA has extensive information on wetland restoration, a good place to start:

http://www.epa.gov/owow/wetlands/finalinfo.html

J. Elliott



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