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Online pre-registration ends January 31 at 5pm.  On-site registration is available in the SEEC lobby starting at 8:30am on Friday and Saturday.  For event info, visit: http://www.colorado.edu/ecenter/bioneers/information
Saturday, February 4 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Carbon Sequestration through Agriculture, the economics of food and climate mitigation.

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Can agriculture play a significant role in mitigating the effects of climate change? What is needed in terms of research, resources, and community support to establish regenerative agricultural systems. This panel discussion will bring together farmers, researchers, and community stakeholders actively working on these issues within Boulder County to discuss the research that is currently being undertaken and the potential to integrate carbon sequestering agriculture with a healthy and thriving local food system.

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth Black

Elizabeth Black

Owner, Your neighborhood Christmas Tree Farm
Elizabeth Black lives in North Boulder with her husband Chris Brown, where she paints western landscapes and grows Christmas trees and vegetables on her teeny farm. Since watching Al Gore’s movie “An Inconvenient Truth”, she has been very concerned about climate change, and... Read More →
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Mark Guttridge

Making Local Food Work; Local Food Shift
Mark Guttridge is an environmental and water resource engineer, a self-proclaimed "science junky" and the owner of Ollin Farms in Longmont. Mark and his wife Kena, who has an accounting and teaching background, started the farm in 2008. "Ollin" is an Aztec word meaning “constant... Read More →


Saturday February 4, 2017 1:30pm - 2:45pm
N128 University of Colorado Sustainability, Energy and Environment Complex (SEEC), 4001 Discovery Drive, Boulder, CO 80303