Side slope stabilisation on unstable ground   Insects benefit from storms

Side slope stabilisation on unstable ground

The construction of forest tracks can be a real challenge if the underlying soil is very soft. If this is the case, geogrids can be used to stabilise the side slopes.

 

Insects benefit from storms

Storm-ravaged woodland is approximately twice as rich in insect species as undamaged forest.

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