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Webinar and In-Person Presentation: Soil Health for Carbon Sequestration in the Face of Climate Change

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Webinar and In-Person Presentation: Soil Health for Carbon Sequestration in the Face of Climate Change

WHO: The LWVC Climate Change Task Force and the LWV San Jose/Santa Clara are hosting featured speaker:  Elizabeth Guimarin, Consultant and Educator on Soil Health

WHAT: Presentation – Soil Health for Carbon Sequestration in the Face of Climate Change”

As we look for ways to mitigate climate change, one answer is literally underneath our feet. Healthy soils can remove carbon from the atmosphere and store it in the soil. It can change agriculture and land management from a major cause of climate change to a solution within reach!

Storing carbon in the soil is considered an important solution to climate change and offers many additional benefits such as, increased water abundance, moderation of extreme weather, food security and good livelihoods for farmers and ranchers.

Whether you live in an urban or rural area in California, we can all participate in regenerating land by capturing carbon through soil health.

·         How can we drawdown carbon with healthy soils?

·         How does regenerating landscapes sequester carbon and stabilize the climate?

·         What is being done in California? What can we do?

WHEN: May 16, 2018 – 12:00 p.m. (noon) to 1 p.m.  Presentation begins promptly at noon.  Please arrive early to network and be ready for a noon start-time.

WHERE: Attend via webinar or join the live audience at the Santa Clara Valley Water District, 5700 Almaden Expressway, San Jose, CA 95118

For in-person attendance:    Please RSVP at: climatechange@lwvsjsc.org

Light refreshments including coffee, tea, water and snacks will be available.

For webinar attendance:    Please RSVP to reserve your seat at the webinar.

Webinar spaces are limited, so please reserve early.

 

About Us:  The LWVC Climate Change Task Force is dedicated to helping League members understand the consequences of Climate Change, how the State’s new policies align with the League’s State and National positions and climate change actions members can take at the individual, local, county and state level. We are pleased to be supported in this work by the LWV San Jose/Santa Clara Climate Change Committee.

More About Elizabeth Guimarin:  Elizabeth consults, advises, and educates on soil health for carbon sequestration and water abundance to reduce the risks from climate change.

She has an education and background in environmental chemistry with a Master’s degree in Soil Science. Elizabeth is an experienced program and project manager in science, technology, and education services for companies and nonprofit organizations with PMP and LEED General Associate certifications.

You can learn more about Elizabeth Guimarin and the subject at her website: www.soilcarbonwatch.org

 Hope that you can join us,

Karen Warner Nelson, member of the LWV California Climate Change Task Force and LWV San Jose/Santa Clara Climate Change Committee

Santa Clara Valley Water District, Board Room

5700 Almaden Expressway,

San Jose, CA 95118

Unites States

Details

Date:
May 16
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm