Erosion and Sediment Control

Workshop

Testing Tackifiers in a Tunnel

Wednesday, February 14
10:20 AM - 11:20 AM

PDH: 1

Location: 102C

Level of Presentation: All: Suitable for a broad audience

This presentation will review the final conclusions of recent testing of nine tackifiers for holding straw against winds of up to 80 km/h (50 miles/h) in a wind tunnel. The effects on grass growth will also be reviewed. The participants will be able to determine which tackifier will be the most effective and economical for their area.

This presentation will review the final conclusions of recent testing of nine tackifiers for holding straw against winds of up to 80 km/h (50 miles/h) in a wind tunnel. The effects on grass growth will also be reviewed. The participants will be able to determine which tackifier will be the most effective and economical for their area.

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Target Audience: Academic,Consultant,Contractor,Developer/Builder,Landscape

Richard A. McLaughlin

Professor/Extension Specialist
North Carolina State UniversitySoil Science Department

Rich was born and raised in Maryland, educated at Virginia Tech and Purdue University, and has lived in North Carolina for more than 30 years. He has focused on water quality issues related to construction site management for the past several decades as a professor at North Carolina State University. He was awarded the Environmental Excellence Award from IECA and the Applied Research Award from the Soil Science Society of America.

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