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VV co-sponsors a Biochar Seminar with Phil Marsh

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VV co-sponsors a Biochar Seminar with Phil Marsh

Time: March 18, 2011 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Langara College, Theatre A122b (near front entrance to main building)
Street: 100 West 49th (between Cambie and Main Street - just east of the Langara-49th Street stop on the Canada Line Sky Train)
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://www.langara.bc.ca/camp…
Event Neighbourhood and Type: vancouver, langara college, biochar, carbon sequestration, soil restoration, energy, waste reduction, food security
Organized By: Co-sponsored by BC Biochar, Langara College Continuing Studies, Vancouver Peak OIl (www.vancouverpeakoil.org). , and VV
Latest Activity: Mar 16, 2011

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Event Description

Phil Marsh will discuss production systems and the science and applications behind Biochar carbon sequestering and nutrient production. Composting can improve poor soils by 66% but by adding biochar poor soils can be improved by 126%. Biochar sequesters carbon from the atmosphere and the final product, when added to soils, can change marginal lands to productive lands in rapid and reasonable amounts of time.

FREE event.

Backgrounder:

For further information, consult these web sites:

http://www.biochar-international.org/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biochar

www.biochar-consulting.ca

http://grassrootsintelligence.blogspot.com

www.biochar.ca

 


 

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