Kelpie Wilson is an engineer and analyst with 35 years of experience in renewable energy, sustainable forestry and resource conservation.
Since 2008, she has focused on biochar. She has consulted with private industry and government agencies through her company Wilson Biochar. Her contracts have included work for the International Biochar Initiative, Washington Department of Ecology, North Dakota Forest Service, Great Plains Biochar Initiative, Oregon Biochar Solutions, Long Tom Restoration Council, California Almond Board, and many others. She is also a founding board member of the US Biochar Initiative.
Kelpie works directly with forest managers, the wood products industry, and farmers to develop systems for making biochar from waste biomass. She researches and teaches techniques for using biochar in compost and manure management, and presents many biochar workshops every year. She was profiled by Capital Press as a Western Innovator in September 2016.
Wilson Biochar Associates can guide you and your business to opportunities in biochar. If you are a farmer looking for advice on applications, a resource manager looking for inexpensive techniques for converting biomass to biochar, or a community member who wants to know more about biochar:
Biochar is an exciting new field with great potential but significant uncertainties. That's where expertise from Wilson Biochar Associates can make all the difference for the success of your enterprise. Wilson Biochar Associates specializes in biochar technology, market development, education and outreach.
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