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The Vadose Zone Journal Transitions to Open Access

The Vadose Zone Journal (VZJ) will switch from the subscription format to a fully Open Access journal.
17-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Why Should I Stay on the Trail While Using Motorized Vehicles in Parks?

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Thinking of going off-trail this summer? The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) July 15 Soils Matter blog post explains how trails protect the environment—and how off-trail recreation can be damaging.
14-Jul-2017 9:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How Do Forests Recover From Fire?

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Forest fires can be frightening, destructive events. The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) March 15 Soils Matter blog post explains the effects of forest fires on soil ecosystems—and how they bounce back.
15-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Snowpack Water Hack

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Don’t forget winter snows when considering the water cycle! The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) March 1 Soils Matter blog post explains how winter snowpack helps recharge groundwater.
1-Mar-2017 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Snow and Soil in Cooperation

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Snow is fun for sledding and skiing, but what is its role in soil protection? The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) February 15 Soils Matter blog post explains the crucial role of snow for healthy soils.
15-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Earth, Wind…and Sand Dunes

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When do erosion and rebuilding of soil equate with outdoor beauty? The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) February 1 Soils Matter blog post explains how the wind and water forces at Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes National Park work in a constant...
2-Feb-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Putting Sidewalks on Low-Sodium Diet

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Wintry weather can pack a slippery punch. While use of salt on roads and sidewalks can return surfaces to a safer status, too much salt can have long-term effects on soil. The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) January 1 Soils Matter blog post...
29-Dec-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Hard-Working Soil Provides Year-Round Gifts

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Plants need the nutrients of soil to grow. The Earth’s creatures need homes to live. The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) December 15th Soils Matter blog post explains how soil provides these and other services.
15-Dec-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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