Sediment Movement from Forest Road Systems Roads : a major contributor to erosion and stream sedimentation

@inproceedings{Mcfero2003SedimentMF,
  title={Sediment Movement from Forest Road Systems Roads : a major contributor to erosion and stream sedimentation},
  author={Johnny Mcfero},
  year={2003}
}
  • Johnny Mcfero
  • Published 2003
N onpoint source pollution is a major concern related to natural resource management throughout the United States. Undisturbed forest lands typically have minimal erosion, less than 0.13 ton/acre (0.30 ton/hectare), due to the increased cover and surface roughness found in these areas. However, disturbances caused by forest management practices can result in accelerated erosion losses and stream sedimentation. Forest management activities were identified by the Clean Water Act (CWA) of 1977 as… CONTINUE READING