Perennial grasses in drainage ditch
Perennial vs. Annual Grass Roots
Eroding ditch on USDA Research site
Site prepared with drip lines
USDA site (.25 ac) seeded with perennial grasses (rate: 60#/ac mixed grasses), with drip lines and straw (54 bales/ac)
Good stand of grasses and yarrow
Taking some water, a year later. Small sediment basins alongside the waterway prevent silt from filling up the channel.
Native grasses and California poppies on a steep acre taken out of strawberries