Research project studying potential of biochar on regreening

Read the full story in Northern Ontario Business.

An applied research project being undertaken at Collège Boréal could enhance the way regreening is done in Sudbury, while creating opportunities for value-added products for the North’s forestry companies.

This summer, the college started testing the properties of biochar—a fairly new word used to describe charred organic material leftover from the burning process at lumber mills—to see if it can be added to soil to reduce its acidity.

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