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Plani-S: a tool to protect water quality on forest roads in Canada

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

Citation:  21st Century Watershed Technology: Improving Water Quality and Environment Conference Proceedings, 29 March - 3 April 2008, Concepcion, Chile  701P0208cd.(doi:10.13031/2013.24322)
Authors:   Mark W Partington
Keywords:   forest roads, water quality, fish habitat, erosion control

Unpaved forest roads are recognized as being the single-largest source of sediment in a forested watershed. Sediment generated from these roads can have negative impacts on water quality and aquatic values.

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