Leaf litter forms a blanket on the ground, protecting the soil and plant roots from weather and erosion. Straw mulch mimics leaf litter, offering similar protections. Learn more about the Standard for Stabilization with Mulch Only.
Many developers choose to protect mature trees on project sites for a variety of reasons. Learn more about the benefits of trees and how to ensure the protection of mature trees on a construction site.
Storm sewer inlet protection devices prevent the flow of larger sediment particles and construction debris from entering the storm sewer system. Learn more about the Storm Sewer Inlet Protection Standard.
Soil erosion involves the breakdown, detachment, transport, and redistribution of soil particles by external forces such as water, wind and gravity. Learn about the Standards that manage and control erosion, and protect and stabilize soil.