Erosion prevention BMPs can be the simplest and most effective measures you can take to retain sediments on your site. The following BMPs protect and expose soil surfaces from rain generated splash erosion and can help slow flows across a site of ground disturbance. All sites should incorporate at least one type of erosion prevention measure when exposed to a ground disturbing activity.
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Temporary Grasses and Permanent Vegetative Cover
Mulch is a name given to a group of organic and inorganic materials that are spread on the soil surface to prevent movement of soil by wind and rain.
Erosion control blankets are mats comprised of organic fibers or inorganic materials held by synthetic or biodegradable netting.