Sonoma Biochar Initiative hosted the 2012 US Biochar Conference
For more on their work visit the SonomaBiocharInitiative.org website.
MJ worked for the Sonoma County Water Agency and the City of Santa Rosa for a combined total of over 20 years as a civil engineer in the water and wastewater fields. Since 2010, she has been working with Wycliffe Associates as a Community Development Specialist in Congo-Brazzaville. Deforestation in Congo is a growing problem. MJ is seeking ways to curtail this process by bringing in the knowledge of biochar and its possibilities of creating sustainable businesses.