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See the Forest (for the trees)
See the Forest (for the trees)
7 live native trees, naturally fallen root plates, paint, soil, mulch, biochar
8 x 8 x 35 ft.
2016

Detail of oak trunk in biochar, a high-carbon form of charcoal created from 'waste' wood and organic material, which can be used to sequester carbon for thousands of years. It is also a helpful soil amendment which increases water retention and boosts mycorrhizal communities. Biochar was first used by Amazonian peoples centuries ago to improve their otherwise relatively poor soil for farming, creating a super rich soil known as terra preta.