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Biochar Webinars

Forest woody biomass operations and biomass production

June 25th at 11am EST

The webinar Speaker Dr. Nate Anderson. Nate is a Research Forester at the Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station in Missoula, Montana. He has a PhD in Forest Resources Management from the State University of New York, an MS in Sustainable Development and Conservation Biology from the University of Maryland, and a BS in Biology from Bates College. His work is focused on three critical areas of bioenergy and bioproducts research and development: 1) sustainable and economically efficient forest biomass management and production systems, 2) competitive low-emissions biofuels and bioenergy conversion technologies deployed in the forest sector, and 3) information and tools for decision making and policy analysis related to forest biomass utilization.
This webinar will cover information on biochar related to Forest woody biomass operations and biomass production. You are welcome to join at http://www.forestrywebinars.net/webinars/woody-biomass-operations-and-production. You will have to register, and then click the button to "join the webinar."

Biochar from Forest to the Farm

May 21st at 11am EST

The webinar speaker is Jim Archuleta. Jim is the USDA FS-R6 Regional Wood Innovations Coordinator. He has been with the Forest Service 25 years working promoting forest soil health in a variety of ways. Providing analysis in support of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Finding various organic amendment applications for pumice soils to improve vegetation production. Completing two equipment patents; for equipment to eliminate detrimental soil impacts from past forest management. He manages an average of 10 million dollars of federal reimbursable grants in any given year. Over his career he has also been honored with several recognitions for soils work with the he recently received the Chief's Awards (FS), Under Secretary's Award (USDA) and the 70th Secretary’s Honor (USDA) for work in Wood Innovations.
This webinar will cover information on biochar related to animal bedding, irrigated lands, high value crops, and improving forest soil with biochar. You are welcome to join at http://www.forestrywebinars.net/webinars/biochar_forest_farm/?sr=hp~live. You will have to register, and then click the button to "join the webinar."

Biochar Production Technologies

April 14th at 11am EST

In partnership with the U.S. Biochar Initiative and the Southern Regional Extension Forestry, Forest Service Research and Development is hosting a monthly Biochar webinar series 2020. This months is on April 14th at 11am, Eastern Time. The webinar speaker is Tom Miles. Tom is president of the Technical Consultants Inc. which is private consulting practice formed in 1997 to provide technical assistance primarily to industry for complete system design, product and process development for the wood, food, agricultural, waste and energy industries. He is the Chair of the U.S. Biochar Initiative. A not-for-profit organization promoting the sustainable production and use of biochar through research, policy, technology and doing it!

This webinar will cover information on biochar related to slash pile building, on-site conversion (including small mobile units), bioenergy facilities, saw mills, compost facilities and more. You are welcome to join. You will have to register, and then click the button to "join the webinar." The link is the following: http://www.forestrywebinars.net/webinars/biochar-production-technologies/?sr=wp~upcoming.

Biochar - What is it?

March 19th at 11am EST

In partnership with The Southern Regional Extension Forestry is hosting a monthly Biochar webinar series 2020 starting this March 19th at 11am, Eastern Time. The webinar speaker is Dr. Debbie Page-Dumroese a Research Soil Scientist with the Rocky Mountain Research Station. This webinar series will introduce participants to biochar covering biochar basics, types of char, biochar applications, and environmental benefits. You are welcome to join. You will have to register, and then click the button to "join the webinar." The link is the following :http://www.forestrywebinars.net/webinars/biochar-what-is-it/?sr=wp~upcoming. Please send it to your contacts that you think might be interested in biochar.