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Recovery of Native Plant Communities After Mining
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2010-02-25)
This publication summarizes research on the impacts of reclamation practices on re-establishment of native Appalachian forest ecosystems and describes practices that may be used during reclamation to encourage re-establishment ...
Conversion of Sericea Lespedeza-dominant Vegetation to Quality Forages for Livestock Use
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2010-09-01)
The purpose of this publication is to describe recommended strategies for converting the sericea-dominant vegetation typically found on older surface-mined benches to more favorable forages that can be more effectively ...
Reclamation of Coal Refuse Disposal Areas
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2010-10-21)
This publication reviews problems associated with stabilization and revegetation of coal refuse disposal areas and suggests strategies for their successful long-term reclamation and closure.
Establishment and Maintenance of Quality Turfgrass on Surface-Mined Land
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2010-02-12)
Provides recommendations for successful turfgrass establishment and maintenance on land that was previously surface-mined.