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Dig In (to Urban Soils) To Dig Out (of Climate Change) !

  • JC City Hall Council Chambers, 280 Grove Street Jersey City, NJ, 07302 United States (map)

Using Urban Soils to Soak Up That Carbon !

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The soils beneath our feet have the potential to serve as an important carbon sponge, soaking up CO2 from the atmosphere and depositing it via photosynthesis into the ground as soil carbon compounds. This simple process can be aided by our actions, and can serve as an important and inexpensive bridge to climate solutions.

Come learn how individuals and organizations can implement practices that will maximize soil carbon storage, as well as improve soil and water quality, and reduce erosion.

Presenter Virginia Lamb of Groundwork Education and Consulting is an environmental educator with over 25 years experience in waste reduction, recycling, composting, organic gardening and sustainable soils management. Clients include Rutgers University, Footprint Power, and Bristol Myers Squibb, as well as many municipal green teams and garden clubs. She has a BA in Environmental Science from Richard Stockton University and an MS in Soil Science from UMass Amherst. Virginia lives with her family in Maplewood NJ.

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