Biochar: An Emerging Tool for Improving the Health and Survivability of Urban Trees
What is Biochar? How is Biochar made? What has the research shown? Where has this been used before in some case studies? What type of challenges exist with the use of Biochar? All of these questions will be answered in this webinar. There will be a discussion about why Biochar is important. Recent research will be presented. And a discussion of what practitioners need to know when incorporating it into their designs. Case studies and some of the challenges will be presented and discussed.
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Learn what is Biochar, and how is it made.
2. Understand what the research has shown about the use of biochar on the health and survivability of urban trees.
3. Comprehend what challenges the use of biochar faces and what a practitioner needs to know when using biochar.
Peter MacDonagh, FASLA and Kelby Fite, PhD and VP and Director of Barlett Tree Laboratory
LA - 16005
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