Great Plains Biochar Initiative: Biochar: Know it, Make it, Use it

Thursday, March 29, 2018 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Douglas County Fairgrounds Dreher Family 4-H Building 2110 Harper St, Lawrence, KS
Description: Registration deadline: March 27th
Limited to the first 100 registrants!
To register: Call Douglas County Extension: 785-843-7058, or register online: Agenda:

• 8-8:30am - Registration
• 8:30-10am - Biochar Basics
-How to make your own biochar
-Biochar applications - compost, manure management, farms, trees, gardens
-Biochar and the carbon cycle
• 10:30-12pm - Biochar bum demo/lunch (hot dogs/chips/drinks)

About the presenter: Kelpie Wilson is an engineer and analyst with 30 years of experience in renewable energy, sustainable forestry and resource conservation. Since 2008 she has focused on biochar, and has consulted with private industry and government agencies through her company, Wilson Biochar Associates. Her contracts have included work for the International Biochar Initiative, Washington Department of Ecology, Utah State University, and many others. Currently, she is directing a Conservation Innovation Grant, working with farmers to make biochar from waste biomass and use it in manure management
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