Sonoma Biochar Initiative hosted the 2012 US Biochar Conference
For more on their work visit the SonomaBiocharInitiative.org website.
Wayne is a professor of environmental science in the Integrated Science and Technology Program at JMU. He teaches courses on environmental issues, water, agricultural impacts, sustainability, and geography. Over the last four years he directed undergraduate work on biochar projects. He received his Ph.D. from the Natural Resources Department at, Cornell University, specializing in Agroforestry.