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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the wood badge in earthworks.

For this BB, you will make dry stack retaining walls!

(source: Alternative Building Construction TZ)

Minimum Requirements:
  - at least four different walls
  - at least 48 square feet of facing
  - primarily built using 2 rocks over 1 and 1 rock over 2 technique  
  - wall is free standing with gravel behind it
      - your wall isn't leaning on the dirt it's supposed to hold back

To get certified for this BB, provide proof of the following as pictures of a video (<2 mins):
  - equipment and materials at the build site
  - site before construction begins
  - partway through the build
  - completed dry stack retaining walls that meets the above minimum requirements
My PEP Badge Tracker: An easier way to track your PEP Badge Progress
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