[permaculture] gabions

Mark mpludwig at facstaff.wisc.edu
Wed Jul 31 13:19:11 EDT 2002


At 01:08 PM 7/31/02 -0400, you wrote:
>Greetings, this sounds like a possible solution. We have plenty of helping
>hands, mostly youth involved in a Young Ranchers project so this could work.

Might poke around and find some old woven wire fence (sheep fence).  I've 
seen this used to make gabions or even corner "posts" made of piles of 
rocks wrapped in the wire.  Certainly cleaned a lot of stuff out of it 
where it crossed streams after big floods.


Mark P. Ludwig
Poultry Research Lab
University of Wisconsin -Madison
608-262-1730 WK
608-846-7125 HM




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