Kelpie Wilson's December 2018 Workshop Schedule:
December 5 - Almond Conference, Sacramento Convention Center. ALMOND ORCHARD 2025: ZERO WASTE 1:50–3:00 P.M. ROOM 306–307 Speakers: Charles Babson (USDA, DC), Paul Thompson (Select Harvest, Australia), Kelpie Wilson (Wilson Biochar Associates, Oregon) For more info see: https://www.almondconference.com/
December 7 - Biochar Intensive Workshop, Piercy, CA. Noon to 5pm. For more information and pre-registration call ISF at 707-244-4584, or www.institute forsustainableforestry.com. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
December 8 - Biochar at All Fired Up, Garberville, CA. The Institute for Sustainable Forestry (ISF) and the Garberville and Fortuna Rotary Clubs will present “All Fired Up! 2018” at the Southern Humboldt Community Park, Saturday, December 8th from noon until 5pm.
Starting sharply at noon until 3.30pm, the free event features fire safety workshops for homes, homesteads and communities and a hands-on demonstration of biochar carbon production techniques. From 3.30 to 5pm there follows a celebration honoring volunteer firefighters from every watershed from Fortuna to Piercy, Alderpoint to Shelter Cove. Food and beverages will be on sale, and shelter will be provided for this rain or shine event. Awards will be given to our local Fire Heroes.
Guest presenters include Kelpie Wilson, Redwood Summer veteran and national biochar expert, local fire safety expert Dave Kahan and Cybelle Immitt, Senior Planner, Natural Resources Planning, Humboldt County Public Works Department. We will share strategies for fire safe homes, homesteads and communities. Also presenting will be Lenya Quinn-Davidson from UC Ag Extension, speaking on the success of prescribed fires in Humboldt County and the first year’s successes of the Humboldt County Prescribed Fire Association. Lenya was recently interviewed on NPRs Morning Edition, speaking on forest management and the recent fires. For more information and pre-registration call ISF at 707-244-4584, or www.institute forsustainableforestry.com. Email: email@example.com.