Key Tactics for Healthy Soils to Benefit People, Planet and Your Bottom Line

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March 24, 2021
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT

Soil is the foundation of every ecosystem and is emerging as a key player in the fight against climate change. Yet the earth beneath our feet is often overlooked, and modern-day land use can cause degradation and depletion. This webinar will explore how soil can be managed to enhance biodiversity, mitigate climate change and safeguard agriculture. Together, a soil expert from Michigan State University Extension and a soil advocate from the corporate world will discuss practices that any company can adopt to support the environment from the ground up.

What you’ll learn:

  • Soil’s importance to natural vegetation, commercial crops and human health
  • Ways to manage soil to sequester carbon and filter pollutants
  • Key factors for soil health, and how corporate sites can achieve them
  • Tips for identifying and avoiding maladaptive soil practices
  • Resources for delving deeper into soil knowledge


  • Naim Edwards, Director, MSU-Detroit Partnership for Food, Learning and Innovation
  • Sita Daavettila, Sustainability Manager, Summit Materials

Who should take this webinar:

  • Project teams who want to assess and improve on-site soil composition and biodiversity
  • Anyone interested in employing nature-based solutions to mitigate climate change or pollution

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