Viewing posts from 2019

"Conservation Matters" from the Wilson County Citizen (Fredonia, Kansas)

Posted by Peter Donovan 5 months ago

How has water cycling changed over time here? Last week I reported on some precipitation and flow data. This week I'm reflecting on a newspaper clipping found in the Neodesha public library.

Wilson County, Kansas: Infiltration opportunity

Posted by Peter Donovan 5 months, 2 weeks ago in policy and framing /

"Conservation Matters" from the Wilson County Citizen (Fredonia, Kansas)

Sunlight energy and length of green

Posted by Peter Donovan 6 months ago

Around soil conservation, the questions we ask have been mostly about practices, species, or substances. Practices such as terracing, buffer strips, strip till; species for CRP seeding or edges; and substances such as plant-available nitrogen, phosphorus, or organic matter. Around soil health, we have many new questions (and revitalized older questions), but they also tend to focus on practices, species, or substances.

Preparing soil samples for carbon analysis

Posted by Peter Donovan 9 months ago

Reflections on carbon and climate from California

Posted by Peter Donovan 10 months, 3 weeks ago in policy and framing /

The stories we tell ourselves have consequences.