Carbon Sequestration on Farm and Forest Lands is a symposium targeted to policy makers and non-profit organizations focusing on how to develop carbon trading/offset programs that would work in the Chesapeake Bay Region.

Carbon Neutral Conference:
In keeping with the carbon reduction goal of the topic, the symposium will be making every effort to reduce its carbon footprint, including such things as offering a simultaneous webcast of the event to increase accessibility of the conference without requiring travel. 

The program included information on:

  • carbon sequestration opportunities on farm and forest lands
  • measurement and verification techniques
  • trading program operational issues
  • water quality co-benefits of agricultural carbon sequestration activities.

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The program included a panel discussion of representatives from agencies developing or considering various forms of carbon trading programs.

There was a reception following the formal segment of the agenda to allow for additional discussion among participants.

Date:  October 21, 2008

Time: Welcome opening began at 8:30 a.m.

Location:  Clayton Hall, UD

Fee: $35 (included lunch and reception)

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Hotel: Overnight accommodations are available at the Marriott Courtyard, just steps from the conference venue.


Contact Information:

Andrea Kreiner