ID

426-724 (HORT-241NP)

Authors as Published

Diane Relf, Extension Specialist, Environmental Horticulture, Virginia Tech Reviewed by David Close, Consumer Horticulture and Master Gardener Specialist, Horticulture, Virginia Tech.

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Soil erosion occurs when soil particles are carried off by water or wind and  deposited somewhere else such as into a stream or at the bottom of a bay. Often soil particles are carried by runoff, water that does not soak into the ground, but flows over the surface and runs to another area – such as into stormdrains, streams, or lakes.


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Publication Date

June 1, 2017