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Biochar workshop and showcase

Tis the Season for cool weather and pile burning. Do you burn on your property? Have you been wanting to learn about burning and all the benefits? This showcase and engaging hands on workshop is for you!

Come out and learn from local fire experts on how to produce and use biochar that can be done on your own land. This is a collabrative community event put on by local agencies, we would love to have you out there.

Hosted by:

Paradise Recreation and Park District (PRPD)

Camp Fire Restoration Project (CFRP)

Butte County Fire Safe Council (BCFSC)

Butte County Resource Conservation District (BCRCD)

Sustainable Community Development Institute (SCDI)

Who: Everyone is welcome! No RSVP needed. 

What: Always wondered what biochar is all about? Come get hands-on experience making biochar with 3 local experts and get all your biochar-related questions answered! We will be making 3 kilns worth of biochar. 

We need at least 12 participants to come get their hands dirty helping to haul and  load materials. This will mean some physical labor near a fire.
Not interested in helping with the burn, but still interested? No problem, come anyway to hang out and learn.. 

When: Saturday December 3, 2022

 9am-4pm, in Paradise, CA.  

ALL BURNS ARE WEATHER PERMITTING. Call the BC Burn Day number, (530)332-9406 after 8:00AM on the day of the event. WE WILL NOT BURN IF IT IS A “NO BURN DAY”!!!


Where: Noble Park, Paradise, CA (On the east side of Pentz Rd., between Wagstaff and Merril)

6722 Pentz Rd. Paradise CA 95969

Google Maps

PARKING: Follow entrance road down and park in the field just before the trees (Red square on map). Once parked, continue down the same road you came in on, past the trees, where you will find the burn zone. (Blue square on map). 

May contain: neighborhood, outdoors, land, and nature
Parking Map


To learn more about biochar view the Biochar Coalition at

What to Bring:

  • Reusable Water bottle
  • Snacks
  • Cotton long sleeve clothing
  • Work gloves
  • Close toed shoes/ sturdy boots

No RSVP needed - Questions?