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Project: Sequestering Carbon in California Soils

Description: Development of the Carbon Farms project, a countywide program that utilizes aerobically composted agricultural waste to enhance rangeland and rancher resiliency to climate change while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and sequestering carbon. Implementation of pilot projects on three ranches in Marin County, demonstrating the application of composted organic matter to rangeland soils as an adaptation to climate change.

Reference Number: 37601304104

Implemented By: Marin Resource Conservation District

Objective: development of carbon credit market

Type: Research/Planning (including Science)

Total Cost: $199,999.75

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2017    Actual Completion: 4/11/2017

Associated Counties: Marin

Located In Disadvantaged Community: No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 84, Coastal Conservancy Programs12/7/2017$199,999.75

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Research/Planning (including Science)Climate Change Impacts  


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