Making Sites Rough and Loose: A Soil Adjustment Technique

David Polster
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Rough and loose surface treatments provide an effective way to control erosion and create conditions that promote the revegetation of the site. By creating topographic heterogeneity the rough and loose surface configurations provides increased diversity of habitats therefore improves ecological resilience. This brief document shows how sites can be made rough and loose to gain these ecosystem benefits and initiate natural successional processes.

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