International Biochar Initiative Educational Webinar SeriesFebruary 26, 2018 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST (United States)Maintaining and restoring forests while also reducing hazards can result in significant amounts of biomass. Introducing biochar production in lieu of burning slash piles can offer both economic and environmental benefits. Three researchers from the U.S. Forestry Service, Dr. Deb Page-Dumroese, Dr. Nate Anderson and Dr. Ted Bilek will discuss why forestry operations should…See More
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Imagine a one gigaton carbon drawdown project that covers millions of acres over multiple Northeastern states leveraging biomass and silvopasture to renew marginal and underutilized non-timber agriculture lands. This project is a jobs program starting in New York with a mission to plant 10 million trees for energizing a cascade of regeneration, manifesting true wealth for local economies, including clean water and food, healthy soil, increased biodiversity and real work.
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