The advocating of Biochar personifies a process that needs to be redressed in order to get back on track with land management that allows a future use for land sustainably. I could pick on many dubious products or techniques, but I choose Biochar here because a) it claims to be ‘green’ and b) I have seen the damage caused to soil organisms by Biochar for myself, which I can only describe as very scary.
Also it is important to note that I write this solely from personal experience of…Continue
Standardising rates of payment for land management is a grey area. And whilst the FC guidance lists for standard rates is a good guide to costs re forest operations it is just a guide and a very useful one at that. But the recognition of the constraints on individual sites is all important and it is the realm of the practitioner to decipher these constraints and apply them to the quotation for possible work.
In May last year, the Woodland Trust published the report ‘…Continue
Added by Pip Howard on May 3, 2012 at 14:30 — No Comments