Kōrero: Soil erosion and conservation

Pair planting of poplars

Pair planting of poplars

In eroding gullies, planting pairs of trees, usually poplar poles, proved an effective way to stabilise the gully bed. Small dams like these were often built between the poplars to trap sediment.

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Photograph by Paul Gregg

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Paul Gregg, 'Soil erosion and conservation - Biological control of erosion', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/19808/pair-planting-of-poplars (accessed 1 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Paul Gregg, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008