Tag Archives: soil erosion

Image of The Week, January 20, 2013

Cherokee Drive Storm Water Channel

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Update on Alum Application to Arboretum’s Marion Dunn Pond

As you recall this blog has reported on the proposal from City of Madison Engineering Division to add aluminum sulfate (alum) to the Arboretum’s Marion Dunn storm water pond on Monroe Street.   Now, we have learned that the City has … Continue reading

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Soil Destruction Is What It Is

The dictionary defines erosion as the removal of soil by the action of wind, water, and gravity.  Aldo Leopold said that  “the destruction of soil is the most fundamental kind of economic loss that the human race can suffer.”  (Erosion … Continue reading

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Arboretum Secret Pond Photo Update

The Secret Pond project continues to move ahead with the significant excavation of the pond foot print now complete.  Soil has been piled high on the site and many truckloads of native Arboretum soil  hauled away for disposal. Here are … Continue reading

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