IBI Conference - Field Trip to the Amazon
Kelpie Wilson, September, 2010
Read Kelpie's full trip report here: http://www.biochar-international.org/terra_preta_field_trip
After the conference, about 50 participants flew to Manaus and boarded the well-appointed riverboat, Helios Gabriel on Thursday evening September 16th, 2010. There were plenty of opportunities to carry on discussions begun at the conference.
The objective of the first day was to visit small farmers growing crops on Terra Preta sites at the Costa Naranjal, the