This week, Cortes Currents presents a conversation with the Manager of the Cortes Community Forest, Mark Lombard, and President of the Cortes Community Forest Cooperative, Carrie Saxifrage. The Cortes Community Forest Cooperative (CCFC) is the non-aboriginal equal partner with the Klahoose First Nation in the Cortes Forest General Partnership (CFGP).
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Originally published on Cortes Radio.ca. This radio broadcast was funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative.
On today’s show, we’re exploring the concept of Conservation Planning. What is it, what’s involved and why is it important.
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April 10th: Building soil fertility with local resources: Biochar, Compost, & More with permaculture enthusiast and owner of New Branch Permaculture: Whitney Vanderleest
Whitney is a permaculture enthusiast who has a passion for all things compost. Her Business New Branch Permaculture focuses on building fertility with local resources through the production of Biochar & Vermi-compost. Her goal is to help Cortes become a more sustainable community, by reducing waste, and growing food forests.
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