The mission of the West Michigan Soil Erosion Control Network (WMSECN) is to protect and enhance our natural environment by promoting effective soil erosion control.
The vision of the WMSECN is to unite interested parties within the western Michigan counties of Kent, Allegan, Ottawa, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Montcalm, Barry, Ionia, and Mecosta into a group dedicated to the discovery, collection, preservation, and dissemination of knowledge toward attaining effective and economical methods and best management practices for preventing erosion of the earth.
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Thursday, March 2, 2023
8:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Walker Fire Station #2
4101 Lake Michigan Drive NW
Learn about different polymer technologies and their usage in soil erosion control, presented by Kyla Wood of Applied Polymer Solutions. Training session will include a classroom session in the morning, followed by lunch and a potential outdoor field demonstration in the afternoon.
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Kyla Wood is an environmental toxicologist with a passion for clean water and applying science to find real world solutions. As Director of Research and Development at Applied Polymer Systems, she develops new and improved polymer uses and technologies for sediment and erosion control and stormwater treatment.
She also provides technical training, education, and support to individuals and organizations wishing to use flocculants safely and effectively. Kyla holds a PhD from Clemson University and a master’s degree in biology from Northern Michigan University.