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Kelpie Wilson’s Fall 2018 Workshop Schedule:

Kelpie Wilson,Wilson Biochar Associates, will be giving multiple-day workshops this fall in Nebraska, Kansas and Oregon. Here are the basic schedules and registration info. All events are free. Event posters can be downloaded from

Great Plains Biochar Initiative Workshop Series

Tuesday, Oct. 23 Chadron, NE 8am – 3pm
Chadron State College, Sandoz Center Atrium
1101 Main Street | Chadron, NE 69337

Wednesday, Oct. 24 Norton, KS 9am – 1:30pm
Bullseye Event Center
118 S Kansas Ave | Norton, KS 67654

Thursday, Oct. 25 Pratt, KS 8am – 3pm
Pratt Community College
348 NE SR 61 | Pratt, KS 67124



Heather Nobert
T: 402-472-2941

Oregon: Long Tom Restoration Council Workshops
Biochar: Know it, Make it, Use it

November 6, 2018 | 9:30 a.m—2 p.m.
Indoor Workshop | FREE
1820 Roosevelt Blvd. Eugene, OR (City of Eugene Parks and Open Space offices)

Come learn from biochar consultant Kelpie Wilson about how biochar works in soils; how to make biochar and use it in agriculture, forestry, restoration and remediation applications; and biochar kiln design and combustion principles.

Learn from USDA-Agricultural Research Service staff about the results of agriculture and soil remediation trials using biochar. And, contribute ideas and questions to ongoing dialog about incorporating biochar creation into local habitat restoration projects.

November 7-8, 2018 | Outdoor Demonstrations Oak Habitat Restoration Project Locations in the Long Tom Watershed

Join Long Tom Watershed Council staff and local partners to help with or just watch the work to create biochar from slash cut during thinning to restore oak habitat this summer and last. Come for one or both days.

Questions? Interested in helping? RSVP: Katie MacKendrick – 541.214.0389 /



October 23, 2018 @ 8:00 am
October 25, 2018 @ 3:00 pm