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    • Establishing Groundcover for Forested Postmining Land Uses 

      Burger, James A.; Zipper, Carl E.; Skousen, Jeffrey G. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2010-02-19)
      Revegetating mined lands with grasses and legumes (groundcover) is essential to mine reclamation under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA). This publication describes how mining firms can establish ...
    • How to Restore Forests on Surface-mined Land 

      Burger, James A.; Zipper, Carl E. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2011-03-30)
      The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA), mandates that mined land be reclaimed and restored to its original use or to a use of higher value. Reforestation research by Virginia Tech's Powell River ...
    • Revegetation Species and Practices 

      Skousen, Jeffrey G. (Jeffrey Grant), 1956-; Zipper, Carl E. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2010-07-28)
      This publication summarizes procedures for establishing herbaceous vegetation (grasses and legumes) on mined areas. The emphasis is revegetation to control erosion and establish hayland/pasture as a postmining land use.