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Community Environmental Council Quarterly Forum
February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Featured guest will be Steve John the co-founder and executive director of the Agricultural Watershed Institute, a Decatur-based nonprofit organization, and who serves on the Steering Committee of Green Lands Blue Waters.
Keynote: The Perennial Biomass Initiative: Collaboration For the Next Landscape Transformation
Steve John will discuss a multi-state initiative for a 21st Century landscape transformation featuring perennial crops to enhance agriculture’s economic, environmental, and social performance. The Decatur area and the Upper Sangamon River Watershed can be a test bed to significantly increase acreage planted in perennial crops managed for both agricultural goods and environmental services.
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