Tag Archives: water harvesting

Gullies, part 3

rich/ July 2, 2013

(Part 1 , Part 2) Gullies in the landscape cause several problems, mostly more rapid dewatering of the surrounding landscape in the dry season, and increased erosion as the gullies move upstream, taking valuable topsoil away.  Mossback Farm experienced severe gullying in the years before we purchased the property, due to mismanaged cattle grazing.  This grant was an attempt to

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Gullies 2 – Gully plugs

rich/ October 2, 2010

(Part 1 is here, Part 3 is here_ One of the downsides of managing a property that has been abused in the past is dealing with erosion issues. But, as the old saying goes, crisis = opportunity. Our property was overgrazed heavily in past years, to the point that some of the wet areas were eroded over 10 feet in

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