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The conference will address the importance of soil health and will offer three concurrent tracks on the impact on stormwater, surface water and groundwater and the landscape.
Soil amendments can reduce the generation of runoff from compacted urban lawns and may also be used to enhance the runoff reduction performance of downspout disconnections, grass channels, and filter strips.
Decrease your impact on stormwater and the Chesapeake Bay by farming your yard for habitat and runoff reduction.
You can achieve a form of Chesapeake Bay enlightenment and have a respectable looking yard by doing virtually nothing at all.
Despite abundant research, soil restoration as an environmental site design practice has been exceptionally slow.
Mass grading and construction equipment will compact urban soils, but quantifying soil infiltration rate is not as well documented.
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