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A meta-analysis on grassland reclamation using biosolids reveals improved vegetative cover and productivity, but room for improvement to increase plant biodiversity

May 27, 2021
1Natural Resource Sciences, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC, Canada 2Département des Sciences Fondamentales, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, QC, Canada Research on…
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PFAS - Sill in the News

May 25, 2021
Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members.  Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in breast milk: Concerning…
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How Organics Can Help Fight Against Soil Borne Pathogens

May 25, 2021
Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members.  Compost: It’s role mechanism and impact reducing soil borne plant diseases…
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City of Denton, TX

Apr 22, 2021
In 1994, the City of Denton, TX developed an innovative biosolids recycling program that produces compost, soil blend, and a variety of mulches. In addition to the use of biosolids from the city’s…
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Biosolids Based Biochar

Apr 20, 2021
Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members.  Biochar from Biosolids Pyrolysis: A Review  Physicochemical Properties of…
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Impacts of Biosolids on Soil Health: Updates from the Soil Health Institute’s project

Apr 20, 2021
The Long-Term Dryland Biosolids Research site in Douglas County, WA (a.k.a. GP-17) has been an extremely valuable experiment over the last 27 years to study the effects of biosolids land applications…
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It Takes a Family

Mar 25, 2021
We’ve been studying the potential connections between use of amendments and soil health for a few years.  That study has a second component; the relationship between soil health and the plants that…
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LOTT Clean Water Alliance

Mar 03, 2021
The LOTT Clean Water Alliance’s active education and outreach program helps forge strong connections with the community. LOTT has invested in their WET Science Center, partnerships with local school…
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Carbon Models

Mar 03, 2021
By Sally Brown, University of Washington Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members. Towards a global-scale soil…
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Leadership Spotlight/Farewell

Feb 23, 2021
 By Sally Brown, University of Washington Can you give a brief description of your path to biosolids?
I was working at WSU Prosser doing research on wine and juice grapes. The position with…