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Publications

Caltrans Roadside Toolbox New
Land And Water Magazine September 2011

This national Magazine's cover story highlights Caltrans sustainable erosion control toolbox. The toolbox was developed in partnership with Caltrans District 5 as the District utilized a multi-diciplinary team to resolve recurring slope stabilization problems on a recent project.

Caltrans Erosion Control Toolbox

October 2010: The Press Enterprise News, Riverside, Ca.

Blank Freeway Walls Replaced with Local Designs

Caltrans District 8 Landscape Architecture Office

I-215 Walls
Mark Zaleski/The Press-Enterprise
Caltrans district landscape architect Ray Desselle, left, and Jesus Galvan, supervising engineer for Caltrans in Riverside and San Bernardino counties, admire the new palm trees design on the Inland Center Mall Interstate 215 retaining wall in San Bernardino.

Click here to view: http://www.pe.com/localnews/stories/PE_News_Local_D_ctwalls18.24add16.html

June 2010: Caltrans News

Headquarters Landscape Architecture Program

Click here to view: Caltrans Landscape Architecture Program: Their Role in Transportation Since 1936

April 2010: CALTRANS NEWS

Caltrans District 8 Maintenance

District 8 Fights for the Drought with Water Conservation, Reaps Grant Money for their Efforts"

District 8 Water Conservation

2008: StormWater Solutions

Caltrans District 5 Landscape Architecture Office Rincon Creek Project

Click here to view: Top National Stormwater Projects

Rincon Creek Repair

 

February 2008: StormWater Solutions Magazine

Caltrans District 5 Landscape Architecture Office Ri con Creek Project

Click here to view: Bridge Over Troubled Water

Rincon Creek

 

November/December 2007: Land and Water Magazine

Caltrans District 5 Landscape Architecture Office Rincon Creek Project

Click here to view: Caltrans’ Commitment to Water Quality - Road Realignment/Creek Restoration

Rincon Creek Restoration

California Agencies Partner to Increase Compost Use on Roadsides.
Brian Larimore and Gregory Balzer, BioCycle, March 2007

This article highlights the benefits of a recent partnership between Caltrans and the California Integrated Waste Management Board (IWMB). Included are descriptions of statewide compost workshops and revisions made to Caltrans specifications based upon these workshops.

2007 Southern California Fire Response
Land And Water Magazine September 2008

2007 Fire Article

Snowblowers in Summer?
Doug Brown, Caltrans News, February 2006

Caltrans is pioneering a unique and unexpected application for its snow-blowing equipment - using it to distribute compost to roadside areas.

Compost Use for Landscape and Environmental Enhancement Manual

This manual, from the California Integrated Waste Management Board, provides objective information regarding compost use in landscape plantings and environmental applications.