This class is part of a six part series, Getting Down to Earth: Understanding soils for ecosystem resilience and repair. Students will be introduced to the format of the class series and learn the essential basics of soil science; how they are formed, their physical properties and chemistry. Students will be provided and introduced to soil management plan and soil assessment worksheets to develop for their own project sites. Instructors will give demonstrations of soil properties assessment techniques to be performed as homework at their project sites.
Taught by Rodney Pond and Christina Pfeiffer
Hosted by the University of Washington Botanic Gardens