Monthly Archives: January 2012


As a graduate student in the NC State Department of Soil Science, and a member of the Soil and Water Conservation Society at NCSU I have had the pleasure of interacting with local Envirothon teams each spring. In a nutshell, Envirothon … Continue reading

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Shoulders of Giants: Hugh Hammond Bennett

This is the first of a series of posts I’m planning for this blog that focus on scientists that paved the way for the current research in soil science, wetland science, and soil and water conservation.  Most of the following … Continue reading

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Just a quick post today to share some good news. Yesterday I found out that the first research proposal I’ve ever written was funded by the Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina System pending available funds from … Continue reading

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There are many topics in soil science, and soil and water conservation that are worth a thorough discussion. One is soil erosion. Erosion is a vast topic so it will not all be addressed in one post, or even one … Continue reading

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