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Activity Discussion Environment soil erosion Reply To: soil erosion

  • Gungun

    June 16, 2023 at 5:02 pm
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    Soil erosion is a natural phenomenon, in which physical factors like water and wind carry away or displaces the topsoil.<div>
    </div><div>The following are the methods to manage soil erosion:</div>

    Plant Grasses, Groundcovers, Shrubs, & Trees

    The best way to reduce erosion problems is by planting native plant species. Their extensive root systems help prevent bare soil from being swept away.

    Add Mulch, Matting, and Rocks

    Mulch, rocks, and matting all weigh down the soil to protect seeds and plants. They all help seeds/plants not wash away with runoff.

    Avoid Overgrazing

    Too many animals grazing in the same place at the same time can contribute to poor soil conditions. It is a good idea to rotate grazing through different areas. This will allow growing time for vegetation.

    Mixing Manure/Compost In Your Soil

    Adding manure/compost to your soil will help give nutrients to your plants. Manure also attracts worms which helps soil particles. Worms are great for breaking up clumps in your soil to allow water to absorb easier.


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