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  1. Carbon Farming Workshop

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    Carbon Farming Workshop
    November 18, 2015

    Carbon Farming Workshop 2015

    Download a workshop manual: CFP-training

    Download a carbon farming brochure: carbon-farming-brochure-CCI

    Presentations available on line:

    • Introduction – Why Carbon Farming and How Marin RCD Got Started – Nancy Scolari, Marin RCD
    • Carbon Farm Planning – How conservation approaches sequester carbon and improve climate change resiliency – Jeff Creque, Carbon Cycle Institute
    • How to include Carbon Beneficial Practices into conservation plans – Nancy Scolari & Lynette Niebrugge, Marin RCD
    • The COMET-Farm™ tool enables farmers and ranchers to estimate carbon sequestration and GHG emission reductions – Mark Easter, Colorado State University Natural Resource Ecology Lab
    • GHG Reduction and Carbon Sequestration Accounting Tools for Forest Practices – Tom Schott, Mendocino County RCD and John Nickerson, Climate Action Reserve
    • Local and State Policies and Programs for Carbon Farming and An Outlook on Climate Funding – Torri Estrada, Carbon Cycle Institute
    • Next Steps and RCD Carbon Farm Program Development Needs Inventory – Pelayo Alvarez, Carbon Cycle Institute