(August, 2013) The Land Stewardship Project interviewed Matt Helmers, Pauline Drobney, and farmer Gary Van Rys Wyk in a podcast about STRIPS. You can listen to the podcast here. Read more about Land Stewardship Project produces podcast about STRIPS
How long will the prairie strips work? Won't dirt pile up quickly above the prairie strip?
As water moves downslope in a field and encounters the prairie strips, there will be greater resistance to flow and the surface runoff water will slow down. When this water slows, some of the material it is carrying will be deposited. This generally occurs a few feet into the leading edge of the strip or immediately upslope of the strip.