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Compost Council workshops in Alberta and BC

The Composting Council of Canada is hosting two exciting workshops in Alberta and BC. For additional information pl...


The Composting Council of Canada is hosting two exciting workshops in Alberta and BC. For additional information please visit www.compost.org or call 1-877-571-4769

Alberta Event (see BC event details further below)

Composting Matters!
A one-day workshop for all those interested in organics recycling and composting.

March 1, 2005

Red Deer Lodge, 4311 49th Ave, Red Deer AB
(800) 661-1657

Registration 9:00AM Presentations begin 9:30AM

Registration Form Fax Back to 866-902-7272

Compost Facility Management: Tried and True Best Management Practices
Scott Gamble, Earth Tech Canada

Utilizing Biofilters to Treat Compost Emissions and Recover Valuable Nutrients
Ike Edeogu, Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development

Certification of Composting Facility Operators
Rhal Cormier, EarthTech Canada Inc.

Compost in Erosion and Sediment Control
Cody Jackson and Rob Olenick, Top Spray, Spray Lake Sawmills

Marketing the Compost Category
Susan Antler, The Composting Council of Canada

CCME Process
Gordon Dinwoodie, Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment

Current Composting Research and the Edmonton Waste Management Centre for Education
Jerry Leonard, University of Alberta

Update from Alberta Environment
Natasha Page, Alberta Environment

Curing a Severe Case of NIMBY- Edmonton’s Story
Connie Boyce, City of Edmonton

Panel Discussion- Operational and Regulatory Issues:
Scott Gamble, Earth Tech Canada
Allan Yee, City of Edmonton
Natasha Page, Alberta Environment
Cody Jackson, Top Spray

British Columbia Event

Composting Matters!
A two-day workshop for all those interested in organics recycling and composting. Plus Tours!

February 23 and 24, 2005

Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre, 6947 Hwy 7, Agassiz BC

Accommodations Available:
Executive Hotel, 190 Lillooet Ave.
Harrison Hot Springs, BC 1 888 265 1155

Registration Form Fax Back to 866-902-7272

Composting of Biosolids Utilization of Compost in:
Compost Facility Management BMPs Integrated Pest Management
Horticulture Manure Management Organic Farming
Nova Scotia’s Composting Program Greenhouse Agriculture
Erosion Control Membrane Laminate Technologies

Wednesday February 23rd

Meeting OMMR Requirements During Biosolids Composting at the District of Kent
John Paul, Transform Compost Systems Ltd.

Compost Facility Management: Tried and True Best Management Practices
Scott Gamble, Earth Tech Canada and Jeff Gage, Compost Design Services

Applied IPM and the Role of Compost Soil Amendments in a Nursery Setting
Richard Desmarteau, Fairfield Tree Nurseries

A Long-Term Experiment on Using Liquid DairyManure on Grass with an Advanced Application Technique
Shabtai Bittman, Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre

Utilization of Composts for Horticultural Crops:Impacts on Soil-Borne Pathogens and
Availability of N and P in the Root Zone
Tom Forge, Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre

Compost Production Under Organic Standards
Fred Reid, In Season Farms

The Use of Composts in the Production of Greenhouse and Field Vegetables
David Ehret, Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre

Tours:
Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre Agassiz
Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant
Minter Gardens Country Store and Nursery

Thursday February 24th

Introductory Address: Nova Scotia’s Organics Diversion Program
The Honourable Kerry Morash, Nova Scotia Minister of the Environment

Progress Made and Successes in Organics Diversion in Nova Scotia
Barry Friesen, Nova Scotia Department of Environment and Labour

Combining Agricultural and Urban Waste Streams: the Delta/Vancouver Example
Art Bomke, University of British Columbia

Compost Use for Erosion Control: Update on Research PLUS Practical Applications and Current Research and Development
L. Britt Faucette, Filtrexx

Membrane Laminate Composting Technology: An Update
Oley Sheremeta, Sheremeta Environmental Consultants

For additional information please visit www.compost.org or call 1-877-571-4769


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