The Redwood Forest Foundation, Inc. (RFFI) ultimate goal: to establish working community forests managed sustainably to protect and restore the ecosystem, support biodiversity, address climate change, provide wood products, support the local economy and eventually invest any excess revenue into the community.
Recently a RFFI.ORG webinar demonstrated the benefits of converting forest slash to biochar- building healthy, fire-resilient forests. Here is another beneficial use of this ancient Aztec product. An Ontario dairy farmer, who operates a 75-head milking herd of purebred registered Holsteins discovered the benefits to bovine health and reducing methane production when the cows accidentally began eating biochar. Read about the results of the one-year trial he conducted. >> https://bit.ly/3gDUW3u#biochar#methane#bovinehealth#dairy#farming
It was a lucky accident of sorts for dairy producer Aaron Smith. A broken bag of biochar inside his barn allowed his cows to sample the powdery black
Leed University study finds: “Tropical forests losing their ability to absorb carbon, decades ahead of even the most pessimistic climate models.” This points to the urgent need to cut greenhouse gases and reach agreement to protect and restore remaining forests at the Cop26 summit.https://bit.ly/3fLyvJ4
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