What types of animals live in the soil? Why is soil condition important to them?

Question: What types of animals live in the soil? Why is soil condition important to them? Answer: There are many different types of animals that live in the soil. Soil is a living, dynamic resource. It helps grow food, fiber, and fuel. However, none of these processes can truly be carried out without the help … Continue reading What types of animals live in the soil? Why is soil condition important to them?

Why does it matter if I stay on the trail while hiking in the woods and parks?

Question: Why does it matter if I stay on the trail while hiking in the woods and parks? Answer: People love to be outdoors, and soil is an important contributor to a good outing, whether you are hiking, mountain biking, painting, or just enjoying nature. But humans can have significant impacts on the soil. When … Continue reading Why does it matter if I stay on the trail while hiking in the woods and parks?

What’s the connection between sports and soil?

Question: What’s the connection between sports and soil? Answer: Most of us don’t think much more about soil in connection to sports, other than that we need to wash “dirt” from our clothes. But soil is critically important to a variety of sports – it provides for safe, exciting fun! It’s not just individual sports … Continue reading What’s the connection between sports and soil?