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University of Washington Botanic Gardens: Getting Down to Earth: Understanding Soils for Ecosystem Resilience & Repair (2.25 CEUs per session)
Tuesday, March 28, 2023, 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM PDT
Category: Workshops and Meetings

6 Tuesday Sessions (2.25 CEUs each)

Understanding soils – what they are, how they function, how they degrade, and how to steward them back to health – empowers restoration professionals to design and implement more resilient and self-sustaining ecosystem restoration projects.

This series of classes will build from the ground up a holistic knowledge of soils that will enable students to understand how and when to choose soil stewardship techniques and most importantly why they work based on soil science.

February 21: Scratching the Surface: Soil Formation, Structure, and Chemistry (online)
February 28: Buried Alive!: Digging into Soil Biology and Ecology (online)
March 7: Soaking it All In: Understanding Soil Water (online)
March 14: Getting into the Weeds: Soil Conditions and Management Considerations (online)
March 21: Digging In: Soil Management and Remediation Techniques (online)
March 28: Covering Common Ground: Soil Management Plan Components (online)