Being Frank about biochar in Tasmania

Frank is based in the more attractive and stimulating part of Eastern NZ. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-05-12/tas-country-hour-8-may-2015/6461028 He’s becoming the ‘go-to’ guy on TFOD among many other things. We need to clone him for NZ… things would be happening a lot faster. He’s … Continue reading

Carbonscape news

I missed this bit of news (so thanks Erich, for highlighting in a recent Biochar list post). http://www.3news.co.nz/business/microwaves-turn-wood-waste-to-high-value-carbon-2014110216 Carbonscape’s current business model is around ‘green-coke’ and they are collaborating Bluescope at Glenbrook steel mill near Waiuku. Lets hope that this work … Continue reading

Rotorua lakes symposium

I’ve sent an inquiry to the biochar list regarding using lake weed as a biomass source for biochar production and nutrient management. Will keep you posted on feedback. From the Royal Society newsletter… Lakes Symposium, 12-13 March, Rotorua “LakesWater Quality … Continue reading