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Monday, August 12, 2019

Campbell County to Host Hillside Slippage Information Session

Roadway and hill erosion on Burnet Ridge in 2017 (FTM file)

By Robin Gee, City Council Beat Editor

Hazard identification, assessment and approaches to reducing risk for hillside slippage and landslides will be the focus of an upcoming informational talk hosted by the Campbell County Conservation District.

Area property owners and residents are invited to the talk by engineering geologist Matt Crawford on Thursday, August 29. The event will be held from 6 to 7pm at the Campbell County Cooperative Extension office, 3500 Alexandria Pike in Highland Heights.

Crawford will cover the characteristics of slippage and landslides, issues and assessment to hazards associated with them and techniques for prevention and resolution. He works for the Kentucky Geological Survey through the University of Kentucky in Lexington where his expertise is in landslide hazards, seismic hazards, GIS, geospatial analysis projects and engineering geology.

The Kentucky Geological Survey is a state-supported research center devoted to conducting research and providing information about geological resources, environmental issues and natural hazards in Kentucky.

The event is free, but registration is required. Call the Conservation District Office at 859-635-9587 or email  

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