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04May 20

Can Bugs Cause Coastal Erosion?

The Louisiana coast is in grave danger as it faces threats of rising seas, oil spills, hurricanes, and now insects. In 2016, scientists discovered a pest known as a Scale…

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23Apr 20

How Marsh Excavators Work

When working in swamps and other wet marshlands, you need equipment that will float in these delicate environments. Thankfully, marsh excavators are built to do just that. Continue reading as…

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12Mar 20

How to Choose an Excavation Contractor

The first step towards many construction and pipeline projects is choosing the right excavation contractor. To pick the right one, you need a company with the proper expertise in the…

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02Dec 19

How to Bury Fiber Optic Cables

There are two standard types of outdoor fiber optic cable installations: underground cable installation and pole line aerial installation. Today, we’re going to dive into the basics of the first…

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18Nov 19

The 4 Phases of Wetland Restoration

Typically, wetland remediation projects require ample restoration. At Stan’s, we’re no strangers to environmental protection, and we take careful precautions to make sure that the wetlands we work in stay…

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21Oct 19

5 Excavation Safety Tips

Marsh excavation is no simple task, and if not properly executed, serious damage to both workers and the environment can occur. At Stan’s, we use the following five excavator safety…

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04Oct 19

Coastal Erosion Timeline

The Louisiana coast is disappearing at an alarming rate of one football field per hour, costing roughly $500 million annually in land and property loss. Over just the last 200…

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24Sep 19

Staying Safe During Excavation and Trenching

Trenching and excavation are two of the most dangerous operations in the construction industry. Cave-ins are the biggest liability, and are the most likely excavation-related accidents to result in worker…

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15Aug 19

Hurricane Cleanup Safety Checklist

There’s a lot to take care of after a hurricane, and we’re no strangers to this in Louisiana. At Stan’s, we understand just how overwhelming the cleanup process can be,…

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01Aug 19

Hurricane Debris Cleanup in the Marsh

While Hurricane Barry was not as powerful as anticipated, many areas in Southern Louisiana were deeply affected. Being that the coastline is a hurricane magnet, Louisiana marshlands typically require extensive…

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17Jul 19

Excavating in Delicate Ecosystems

In order to preserve the environment, special precautions need to be taken when excavating in delicate ecosystems. When using special amphibious equipment like marsh excavators to perform such a task,…

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19Jun 19

What is Pipeline Reclamation?

Pipeline reclamation is a very important task in the oil and gas industry that involves clearing away dangerous overgrowth from the pipeline. This can be done using chainsaws and excavators,…

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03Jun 19

The Purpose of an Archaeological Survey

At Stan’s Airboat, the majority of our work occurs in marshland. We take special precautions in order to avoid damaging any historical artifacts or precious parts of the unique cajun…

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16May 19

What is Non-Hazardous Waste?

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, defines hazardous waste as any waste that has the potential to be harmful to humans or the environment. It can have a variety…

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01May 19

Safely Dredging Next to Utilities

When dredging near utilities, the proper precautions must be taken to avoid deadly and costly mistakes. A plan must be implemented to work around them, and this is why such…

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02Apr 19

Preventing Mosquito Bites this Season

With mosquito season approaching, many people in the South are dreading the coming months. These pesky bugs carry diseases like West Nile virus, Zika, and Eastern Equine Encephalitis--all of which…

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06Mar 19

2019 Hurricane Season Predictions

It’s pretty early to know exactly what’s going to happen for the 2019 hurricane season, but there are early models and climate predictions that can help determine what we can…

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28Feb 19

Wetland Restoration Explained

There's a lot that goes into wetland restoration. From building up levees to digging canals, there are several methods used to reduce the amount of damage that the oil and…

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04Feb 19

5 Uses for Airboat Transportation

When most people think about airboats, they envision a fun activity for tourists exploring the wetlands. While they are a great source of fun, these boats have several other practical…

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03Jan 19

2019 Plans for Coastal Restoration

The Louisiana coast has been deteriorating at an alarming rate for quite some time now, with an estimated loss of 20 square miles of coastal land per year. Hopefully, with…

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02Oct 18

The Importance of Mosquito Control

Mosquitoes can breed anywhere there is water. With countless marshes and bayous in Louisiana, these insects can definitely become problematic. This is where effective mosquito control services come into play.…

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14Sep 17

Right of Way Clearing Done Right

Stan's Airboat and Marsh Excavator Service is the first call folks in the oil and gas, water and sewer, power transmission and fiber optic industries make when they need to…

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30May 17

Land Clearing Basics

Land Clearing Basics Land clearing is the removal of trees and other vegetation from a site to prepare another for development. It also includes grubbing, which is the excavation of…

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21Dec 16

Pipeline Reclamation Checklist

Reclamation is the last-but-not-least crucial phase of most oil- and gas-related pipeline projects. When negotiating the development of a pipeline, it’s important to discuss an easement, or contract, for reclamation…

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15Sep 16

The Atchafalaya Basin: Ecology and Industry

Discover Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin Located in south-central Louisiana, the Atchafalaya Basin is bordered by the Mississippi River and Tributaries (MR&T) system levees, which constantly changes the Basin’s landscape. The Basin begins…

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05Sep 16

Expert Tree Grubbing Services

Tree Grubbing Experts One of the biggest parts of a construction job is getting the area clear for building. Whether the land is going to be used for a structure,…

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14Aug 16

Marsh Excavators: Cool Videos

Excavation tools? That's something we're passionate about here at Stan's Airboat and Marsh Excavator Service. The marsh excavators we use are sophisticated, intelligent, and, let’s face it, pretty cool. If…

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11Aug 16

Marsh Trenching Done Right

Need Marsh Trenching? There are lots of reasons you might need pipeline trenching services. Here at Stan’s we often work with utilities companies laying pipeline or fiber optic cable. These…

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05Aug 16

Tree Grinding and Stump Removal

What are Stump Grinding and Tree Grubbing? Stump grinding and tree grubbing are often the first big steps when clearing a construction site. At its most basic, stump grinding is…

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22Jul 16

10 Facts About the Louisiana Bayou

Mysterious and vibrant, the Louisiana bayou displays an abundance of wildlife. Here at Stan's Airboat and Marsh Excavator Service, we're proud to say we know our way around the bayou.…

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15Jul 16

What Can Stan’s Hydratreks Do For You?

Swamp buggy or amphibious tractor? No matter how you classify it, hydratreks from Stan’s Airboat and Marsh Excavator Service can handle the toughest terrain South Louisiana's bayous and marshes have…

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08Jul 16

Hydraulic and Mechanical Dredges

In the business of wetlands excavation and dredging, there are two main types of dredges: mechanical and hydraulic. Both of these dredges serve a purpose, but the hydraulic dredge, as…

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