Practices to Keep in Mind:

July 1, 2001
Include the costs of EC materials, installation, inspection, and maintenance in the project budget.Use mulches to cover bare ground, including earth stockpiles.Protect existing native plants from trampling by equipment and people. Ensure that EC materials and installations do not interfere with wildlife use of the site, particularly small animals moving to and from feeding and nesting areas and water. Avoid clearing vegetation on steep ground. Although erosion at any site has the potential to wash soil into stormwater systems, wetlands, and streams, there can be greater erosion hazards for sloping sites.