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close this book Forestry training manual Inter-America Region
close this folder Getting ready
View the document 1. Stock the library
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View the document 2. The training site
View the document 3. Plan the field trip
View the document 4. Tree planting site
View the document 5. Soil erosion site
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5. Soil erosion site

In the immediate area of the training site an example of soil erosion should he found. You are looking for gullies forming as a result of water erosion that can accomodate gully plugs. Trainees will need to install gulley plugs and examine indigenous vegetation in the area to see if plants, shrubs, etc., have established themselves naturally and could be used as a deterrent to further erosion. Remember to contact the land owner for permission to install gully plugs.