Biochar Production Workshops Jan. 6 – 10, 2020

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ON-SITE BIOCHAR/PRODUCTION WORKSHOP IN BUTTE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA WITH KELPIE WILSON

Monday, January 6, 2020
9:00 AM–12:00 PM at Butte College, 3536 Butte College Drive, Oroville, CA 95965 in
Room LRC 145

  • Introductory Seminar: Presentation will be by Kelpie Wilson of Wilson Biochar Associates of Oregon (www.wilsonbiochar.com): “An Introduction to Biochar and its Applications in Forestry.”
  • Stephen Feher of SCDI, with student interns of the MESA Program at Butte College, will present an overview of BIOCHAR R&D Project, supported by EPA-P3 grant in its third year and a $50,000 donation by PG&E made in 2017.

For directions: www.butte.edu or call 530/895-2511
1:00 PM-4:00 PM: Field Demonstration at Berkeley Olive Grove, 8 Rocky Drive, Oroville, CA 95965 For directions: http://berkeleyolivegrove.com/ or call 530/533-1914

ON-SITE-BIOCHAR-PRODUCTION

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 – two sites:

9:00 AM-12:00 PM: Moak’s,13006 Concow Road, Oroville (Concow), CA 95965
1:00 PM-4:00 PM: Corey’s, 13211 Concow Road, Oroville (Concow), CA 95965
Directions: https://www.mapquest.com/us/california/concow-ca-282088345

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

9:00 AM-4:00 PM: Hugg’s, 3635 Charqui Court, Oroville (Concow), CA 95965
Directions: https://www.mapquest.com/us/california/concow-ca-282088345

Thursday, January 9, 2020

9AM-4PM: Broshear’s, 7279 Pentz Road, Paradise, CA 95969 
Directions: https://www.mapquest.com/us/california/paradise-ca-282029939

Friday, January 10, 2020

9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve (BCCER), 3521 14 Mile House Road (off HWY 32) Forest Ranch, CA 95942
Directions: https://www.csuchico.edu/bccer/public-use/directions.shtml or call 530/898-5010

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR QUESTIONS on Butte County biochar workshops, PLEASE CONTACT:

Stephen I. Feher
Executive Director, Sustainable Community Development Institute (SCDI)
Associate Faculty, Engineering and Technical Director, EPA-P3 BIOCHAR R&D Grant Project at Butte College
Member of Butte County Fire Safe Council and Tree Safety and Usage Working Group
Cell: (530)327-8355
Email: sifeher@scdinstitute.orgfeherst@butte.edu


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Hometown: Berkeley, California Director, Sonoma Biochar Initiative Served on the Executive Committee of the Sierra Club, Sonoma Chapter Served on the Board of the Sonoma County Conservation Council and the Steering Committee Member and Advisory Committee Member of Solar Sonoma County Received and MBA degree in Sustainable Enterprise, Dominican University, in 2011 Professional Photographer for over 30 years. Charter Member and Past President of the Professional Photographers of the Redwood Empire