Viewing posts from 2019

Preparing soil samples for carbon analysis

Posted by Peter Donovan 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Reflections on carbon and climate from California

Posted by Peter Donovan 3 months, 1 week ago in policy and framing /

The stories we tell ourselves have consequences.

Kaweah Oaks workshops, Jan 17-19 2019

Posted by Peter Donovan 7 months ago in policy and framing /

Tulare County, California: 4th module of Sequoia Riverlands Trust Earth Academy with students from Monache, Lindsay, Wood Lake, Mission Oak, Eleanor Roosevelt

Workshops: Didi Pershouse and I, with Sam Weiser, Bud Darwin, and Dana Everhart from Sequoia Riverlands Trust coached the students (along with some adults) with some basic hands-on demos of soil health and watershed function, such as a flour vs bread demo, slake test, water infiltration, and a tabletop rainfall simulator. For a closing, we asked what new questions the participants had -- and we did not attempt to answer them. The following is a transcription of what I heard, rearranged a bit.

A Regenerative Secret (video)

Posted by Peter Donovan 7 months, 2 weeks ago

New short film from Kiss the Ground by Finian Makepeace featuring Allen Williams: