DIY Biochar

May 17, 2017 - 9:30am to 4:00pm
Lone Peak Conservation Center, 251 W Bitterbrush Ln Draper, UT
Utah State University and Southern Rockies Fire Science Network

Space is limited please RSVP (by May 12) to Megan Dettenmaiermegan.dettenmaier@usu.edu. Free lunch will be provided to those who RSVP. The Lone Peak Conservation Center is on the Utah State Prison grounds, enter the prison grounds, follow signs for Biochar Workshop. Kelpie Wilson of Wilson Biochar Associates, will lead this workshop that is intended for gardeners, arborists, wildland fuels management personnel, loggers, and anyone with an interest in biochar or anyone that has woody biomass to dispose of. We will have a morning classroom session and an afternoon outdoor biochar burn, subject to air quality restrictions. Kelpie will bring simple biochar kilns and participants will learn how to build their own kilns at home from materials that are readily available.