Flagstaff, AZArizona Daily Sun

Zuni crew and volunteers collaborate on erosion control project at Chavez Pass

Editor's note: Anne submitted this article just before the monsoon storms descended on Flagstaff earlier in July. We've been waiting for an opportunity to run it in full. As the sun inched higher, so did the temperatures, but record heat did not slow down a dedicated group of Zuni Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps members working alongside volunteer archaeologists at Chavez Pass, located approximately 15 miles south of Meteor Crater. The group was beginning the first phase of a long-term initiative addressing erosion issues while also documenting archaeological sites in the area.
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Ontario, NYwestsidenewsny.com

Army Corps of Engineers tours areas along Lake Ontario shoreline

On July 28, the Army Corps of Engineers undertook a tour of five locations along Lake Ontario’s shoreline to gather information on the damages caused by high waters since Plan 2014 came to inception. The areas toured were Henderson Harbor, Oswego, Sodus Point, Edgemere Drive in Greece, and Lakeshore Road in Carlton. New York State Assembly members from the various areas met with the Army Corps during their tour.
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Minnesota StateUS News and World Report

Minnesota Plan Hopes to Slow Rapid Pulse of Water, Erosion

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Sixteen years ago, Don and Becky Waskosky moved to what they thought was their dream home in the country outside of Mankato. They were drawn to the quiet, the birds and wildlife — and breathtaking views of the Le Sueur River as it winds through towering sandy bluffs.
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San Marcos, TXsmcorridornews.com

Construction to begin on Phase I of Sessom Creek Improvements

The week of August 2, 2021, crews contracted by the City of San Marcos will begin work on Phase 1 of the Sessom Creek Improvements Project. The overall project aims to remove and replace the exposed wastewater main in Sessom Creek, reduce the amount of sediment that washes into the San Marcos River, slow stormwater runoff, and minimize creek erosion.

Meaford Council Awards Tender For Bayfield Street Shoreline Rehabilitation

Meaford council has approved a tender of over $300,000 for the rehabilitation of the Bayfield Street shoreline. A report from Chief Administrative Officer Rob Armstrong notes the tender is being awarded to Naturally Green Landscaping Ltd. to help with the damages sustained to the shoreline in 2020. The work Naturally...

Venus Lake Preserve Rewilding Underway, Says SCCF

Provided by Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation. The Venus Lake Preserve is an 11-acre property that contains a five-acre tidally influenced lake that SCCF acquired in 1984. Three areas on this preserve need to be restored to make the entire property beneficial to native wildlife. The rewilding of these areas will include the removal of exotic species and the planting of native vegetation on this preserve, which already draws an array of wildlife.
Wilmington, NCportcitydaily.com

Developers of Harris Teeter location put on notice for failed erosion control

WILMINGTON –– Developers of a forthcoming commercial complex in Wilmington, to be anchored by a massive Harris Teeter grocery store, received a notice of violation from county officials due to deficient erosion control measures and other issues. Crossroads at Independence began construction last November. The development will cover 92,000 square...

Padma devours houses in Munshiganj

At least eight houses were washed away by the River Padma at Purba Hasail area of Hasail Banari union at Tongibari upazila in Munshiganj on Friday as heavy rainfall in the upstream areas led to a rise in the river. Local people said that if the river bank erosion continued...
Sea Isle City, NJseaislenews.com

Feds to Monitor Beach and Dune Erosion in Townsends Inlet

The federal agency that oversees beach replenishment projects at the Jersey Shore is planning to keep an eye on an area of severe dune erosion in Sea Isle City to try to figure out why it is occurring. Known as “project monitoring,” the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers conducts surveys...

What To Look For In Erosion Control Matting

Looking for erosion control matting is something that will make a difference when it comes to the health and well being of your landscape. Erosion control can be a slow and gradual process if you know what to look for in your materials, but with no real help from an expert, it can quickly become a devastating event. Here are some tips for finding the best erosion control matting so you can enjoy the scenery you have spent so much time on.
Traverse City, MITraverse City Record-Eagle

Water levels remain stable after bursts of rain

TRAVERSE CITY — This time last summer, many docks, beaches and roads near the Grand Traverse Bay were underwater when levels in Lakes Michigan and Huron reached their highest since the 1980s. According to the National Weather Service in Gaylord, the Traverse City Area received about 8 inches of rain...

Brahmaputra Board inks pact with IIT-Guwahati for flood, erosion control

Guwahati: The Brahmaputra Board has joined hands with the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, for flood and erosion management in the Brahmaputra and Barak basins in Assam. The Brahmaputra Board in a press release said that its chairman and IIT-G director had a discussion during a joint visit to Majuli...

Will A Few Good Terns Attract Others?

Climate change, sea level rise and the inevitable erosion have washed away much of the habitat of once ubiquitous shorebirds in Maryland’s coastal bays and led to a sharp drop in their population. Now, a coalition of environmental groups and a state agency are banking on a raft made to...
Charlotte, NCWBTV

Charlotte homeowner claims city project could collapse house

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A Charlotte homeowner says the city’s plans to fix erosion issues at a creek could cause her house to collapse. Despite her warnings she says the city won’t budge. Like the turbid waters in the creek beneath her home, Ilonka Aylward says the City of Charlotte...
Owen County, INSpencer Evening World

MyPath Musings: Biodiversity Bonanza

Owen County residents are blessed to have McCormick’s Creek State Park on our doorstep, Indiana’s first state park designated in 1916. Over 100 years of caretaking of the nearly 2000 acres has led to beautiful, well-trod winding trails through impressive stands of native hardwood trees, through the canyons and caves many of us know and love.