Aug. 19, 2015
ERNST CONSERVATION SEEDS Ernst Conservation Seeds grows, processes, and sells over 400 species of native and naturalized seeds and live plant materials for restoration, beautification, reclamation, and conservation. The environmental climate and professionals in the field are recognizing how important natives are in the restoration of North American ecology, and that natives are the best choice for use in almost every scenario. Ernst Conservation Seeds knows how to harvest native seeds and grow them in a production
PINE HALL BRICK CO. St. John’s Home in Rochester, NY, is a long-term community for the elderly. To avoid runoff, the home used StormPave permeable clay pavers in the newly constructed courtyard. Stormwater can remain under the pavers as it slowly dissipates back into the soil. Water can also be used to irrigate the rain gardens in and around the
FIBER MARKETING INTERNATIONAL Rainier Fiber is a 100% virgin wood fiber from clean, fresh-cut Western softwood chips. Fiber separation is by thermo-mechanical defibration utilizing high-temperature steam combined with mechanical action. This combination of clean wood chips and heat produces the best sterile and toxic-free mulch available to germinate and grow seed, stolons, and sprigs. Rainier Fiber Plus Tacifier has a high-grade organic tacifier uniformly mixed with the wood fiber. This gives stronger bonding of the fibers to the soil and increased erosion protection on
MAT INC. The Guard Line of erosion control products provides three premium choices when choosing a Fiber Reinforced Matrix, Bonded Fiber Matrix, or Stabilized Mulch Matrix. All three products ensure soil protection while providing rapid seed germination over all types of terrains. Long-term protection or functional longevity has reached 12–24 months from the flexible erosion control blanket that is created from each product. Each Guard product is derived from the original BFM: Soil Guard. The Guard Line guarantees performance on slopes ranging from 6:1 to 1:1, and product choice is based on slope gradient or project
FINN CORP. With working tank capacities up to 3,600 gallons, Finn Corp.’s complete line of HydroSeeders is designed to meet the needs of extensive erosion control job sites and demanding seeding applications. Customization of HydroSeeders and Bark Blowers on tracks rather than tires for off-road applications is also available. Delivering the utmost in performance and productivity, Finn equipment’s capabilities, versatility, and output are unmatched. As a world leader for over 70 years in the design and manufacture of innovative, quality equipment for the erosion control industry, Finn is committed to the customer’s complete
EARTH & TURF PRODUCTS LLC Earth & Turf Products LLC’s new Ballast Box for compact tractors fits both quick hitch systems and category I 3-point hitches. This Earth & Turf Ballast Box has box dimensions of 24 inches wide, 20 inches high, and 16.5 inches deep. Its overall height to the top link connection is 29 inches. Capacity is 4.75 cubic feet, and its weight (empty) is 125 pounds. Convenience features include four pre-drilled holes for the installation of a tool box; tool-carrier loops to support shovels, rakes, and other long-handled tools; a weld-on hitch for towing and light lifting; and drainage holes in all four
PRESTO GEOSYSTEMS Presto Geosystems, a leading manufacturer of soil stabilization and stormwater products, announces a new product offering, Geoterra GTO construction mats. Presto is well-known in the geosynthetics and erosion control industries for its geocells, porous pavement systems, and portable construction mats. The company has been manufacturing construction mats for over 10 years, primarily for site access and pads in oil drilling regions. Geoterra GTO meets the industry needs for a fast deployment construction mat and is ideal for temporary access roads, work platforms, tracking pads, and temporary and long-term storage. That lighter weight compared to traditional heavier timber or HDPE mats equates to ease of handling, deployment and installation, as well as safety. The mats can be installed and moved onsite by hand without special or heavy handling equipment. The connection of Geoterra GTO mats with large poly bolts makes them fast to mobilize and demobilize and configure to a site’s
BONAR EnkaSolutions, Bonar’s geosynthetics portfolio, includes Enkamat Turf Reinforcement Mats (TRMs) in its group erosion control products. Enkamat is available in a variety of weights for application in a wide range of project needs. At the Landings Club Golf Course on Skidway Island in Savannah, GA, Enkamat R45 was chosen for its open filament design, which would allow healthy growth of marsh grasses, as well as its high-strength, long-term durability, which would help it withstand maintenance equipment. A littoral shelf to be constructed just below average pool elevation would be vegetated with wetland species. From a budgetary and aesthetic perspective, the reinforced vegetation is a welcome alternative to installing costly concrete or unsightly hard armor solutions, and provides an environmentally beneficial
J. W. FAIRCLOTH & SON INC. Faircloth Skimmer surface drains float on the surface of the sediment basin as it fills and drains, releasing the cleanest water near the surface instead of draining muddy water from the bottom, as conventional outlets do. It drains the basin slowly over several days at a constant rate to maximize settling. The adjustable orifice regulates the filling and drawdown of the basin and improves
NETCO NETCO specializes in providing heavy-duty coir logs for coastal bank, inland river, and general marine applications. The NETCO coir log is wrapped in 1,000-gram coir mat netting, comes in 10-foot lengths, weighs 9 pounds per lineal foot, and is 100% biodegradable. The company supplies the NETCO coir log with green oak stakes for anchoring/tiedown and can ship the log anywhere in the
IECS ENVIRONMENTAL INC. IECS is committed to providing its customers with the highest quality products possible. They strive to ensure that all customer requirements are met and will deliver the material in a timely manner, using a management process designed to ensure continuous improvement and the achievement of corporate goals and objectives. Cable Concrete is the first choice of engineers, planners, communities, municipalities, conservation authorities, and contractors. IECS is seen as the leader in providing successful, sustainable erosion solutions to protect the environment and by extension protect physical, human, livestock, and wildlife
PLASTIC SOLUTIONS INC. Plastic Solutions Inc. was founded in 1997 with the vision to supply structural plastic trash racks to the stormwater management industry. Since then, a significant amount of research and development has gone into product testing—including load testing, UV resistance, flammability, resin additives, and water flow restriction requirements—all with excellent results. Today Plastic Solutions supplies high quality, industry-leading trash racks, and also sells HDPE pipe, HDPE fittings, ChamberMaxx pipe, PVC pipe, plastic catch and drain basins, and plastic sheet goods. Plastic Solutions has certified shop and field welders to ensure all requirements are