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PA/NJ Chapter — Fall Member Meeting
October 29, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Gary Gilmore — Forester / DNCR
Charcoal is an amazing product. This ancient material provided the fuel that allowed the development of modern living. This product also can mitigate many issues that we face looking to the future. Charcoal can be used to purify water, retain nutrients on the land, increase soil health, capture offensive odors from farming operations, power motors and sequester carbon dioxide. Gary will demonstrate how you can make charcoal and provide a more in-depth look its benefits.
Starts: 8:30 am
Ends: October 29, 2016 – 2:30 pm
Location: 16 Weiser Lane, PO Box 315 | Aristes PA 17920
8:30 am — Social Hour (coffee & donuts)
9:30 am — Opening Comments: John Wenderoth, Board President
9:45 am — Gary Gilmore, Forester Charcoal is Amazing! Demonstration & Presentation /Q & A
11:00 pm — Shorts: Chris Ditlow (Woodworking); Jim Walizer (Orchard Sharing); Chris Bortz (PARS Schuylkill Co. Coordinator on the PARS Survey)
Noon — Lunch
1:00 pm — David Crowl,Reclamation and Restoration Presentation / Q & A
2:00 pm — Charcoal Demonstration Wrap Up And Orchard Walk