Mason County Conservation District
Environmental Specialist & Farm Planner
450 W. Business Park Rd.
Shelton, WA 98584
(360) 427-9436 x122
To fill the knowledge gaps in the effects of biochar in the Mason County region. The project will involve measuring the effects of biochar on the balance of pH, the retention of nutrients, the number of soil microorganisms in local soil types, and crop yield.
With the first year of trials complete, biochar has been applied to five chosen sites and the Mason County Conservation District is gearing up for its first squash harvest.