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A Soil Profile

Create a card showing soil horizons.

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After the Fire - Hand Raking

Hand raking is a treatment performed by a crew of laborers using hand tools such as rakes, hoes, Pulaskis or McLeods to scarify or loosen the upper part of the soil profile.

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After the Fire - Hydromulching

Hydromulching is spraying a mixture of water, fiber mulch, and tackifier on burned slopes to prevent soil erosion or foster revegetation. Seed, fertilizer, or soil stabilizing polymers may also be applied with the hydromulch.

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After the Fire - Log Erosion Barriers

Log Erosion Barriers (LEBs) are logs placed in a shallow trench on the contour to intercept water running downslope and trap sediment. This treatment may also be known as contour log felling, log terraces, or terracettes.

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AgACIS Climate Data Retrieval

There are three ways to retrieve Agricultural Applied Climate Information System (AgACIS) climate data and summary reports.
 

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Education and Teaching Materials

Alaska Curricula for Conservation Planners

These training materials are intended for use by partners, Soil and Water Conservation District staff, Tribal Conservation District staff, NRCS employees who are pursuing a conservation planner certification. They are also useful educational resources for the public.

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