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Patrick Robinson Sue Dickson, a volunteer, was loaded up with freshly harvested corn stalks to be weighed before being converted to biomass for testing. Around the world biomass like this can be burned in special stoves or kilns to become “Biochar” a special form of charcoal that can remove CO2 from the air and act […]

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CORN PLANTING TIME

It’s time to START THE SCIENCE PROJECT and plant our first test crop. Then WE NEED YOUR HELP!! Join the Seachar.org plot crew and participate in Citizen Science as we plant our 16 test beds with our first crop of corn in our Carbon Garden Test Beds at South Seattle Community College. We will be […]

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Hi All, You can’t do Citizen Science without getting your hands dirty… So bring your gloves down to the South Seattle Community College Delridge Campus. This coming Saturday May 1st, it is time to mow and turn-in our biochar test plot’s winter cover crop. We will also be amending the 16 treatment blocks with lime. […]

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Happy New Years, This seems like a very auspices time to review the progress our intrepid little band has made in it’s attempt at citizen science. It seems hard to believe that it was less than 9 months ago that we secured access to a very unpromising, weed choked lot. In hind sight, it helped […]

Saturday was a big day for the SeaChar team. Our approximately one ton of Alterna Energy donated biochar and an equal volume of beautiful Bailey’s steer manure compost have been applied to their treatment blocks. After what has sometimes seemed like a very long 9 months (how appropriate) of talking, planning, land search, lining up […]

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Seachar Work Party

Saturday July 11th, 2009 10:00 am until 5:00 pm We are nearly ready to plant our first crop at our test site at South Seattle Community College and we need your help! I am continually amazed at how far we have come on so little resources thus far and we are still moving forward. We […]

Plot Test Update

 Several of us got together on Independence Day to continue improvements on the South Seattle Community College Test Plot, which now features walkways between the individual plots.

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