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Land & Environmental
The Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions will hold a Soil Symposium Feb. 24 and 25.

The Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions will hold a Soil Symposium Feb. 24 and 25.

Symposium on soil health to be held

The importance of soil quality to human health and climate cooling will be the focus of a Healthy Soil Symposium on Feb. 24 and 25 in McGregor Hall, Room 113, on the Antioch College campus.

The event, sponsored by the Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions in partnership with Antioch College, Central State University and the Soil Carbon Coalition, will include presentations by area farmers, extension agents, researchers, gardeners, academics and climate activists. Keynote speaker will be Didi Pershouse, of the Soil Carbon Coalition.

It will cover a range of topics, including soil and its impact on water systems, built infastructure, health, and community resilience; the local and global soil landscape; urban greenscaping solutions; and the many ways that regenerative soil practice is moving forward.

A full schedule and registration information is available online at http://www.communitysolutions.org. For more information, call 937-767-2161.

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Symposium on soil health to be held

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