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Soil Carbon Plus: Additional Benefits to Restoring Grasslands

October 27, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Free

Although carbon drawdown may be hard to visualize, a mention of flooding immediately brings to mind images of submerged houses during Hurricane Harvey and dramatic flash floods through Europe. These events cause catastrophic damage to homes and businesses.

 

But what does flooding have to do with the soil carbon credit market and why are we talking about it?

Grassroots Carbon Presents: “Soil Carbon Plus: Additional Benefits to Restoring Grasslands” A free webinar featuring Dr. Matthew Berg on Wednesday, October 27, 12-12:30 PM CST

 

Join the webinar to learn more about

  • How restoring soil health can restore the water cycle
  • Natural flood prevention through soil
  • The intersection of policy with climate changes related to soil and flooding
  • And more!

Learn more about our special guest Dr. Berg

 

Dr. Matthew Berg is the CEO and Principal Scientist of Simfero, a science-based consulting firm based in Houston. After Hurricane Harvey, Matthew briefed the U.S. congressional delegation from Texas about flooding and extreme rainfall. His research was also cited in the first ever Texas State Flood Assessment for the State Legislature. Dr. Berg completed his doctoral studies in watershed science at Texas A&M University as part of a USDA program to train the next generation of science leaders.

 

 

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 Prior to that, he worked with Texas A&M AgriLife on stakeholder-driven watershed planning projects. Dr. Berg has been named a Future Leader in Science by the Soil Science Society of America and has received awards for policy work from the Ecological Society of America.

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