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Master Composter Program


Volunteer Training Information

Volunteer Training Dates 2008

2008 Master Composter Training Schedule (PDF)

Mini Composting Classes

Rain Barrel Classes

Master Composter Application

Compost Demonstration Site

Directions for coming to WSU Whatcom County Extension

Sources of local manure feedstocks (for you to compost)


Whatcom County Composting:

Master Composter Program

Publications &Fact Sheets

Vermiculture or Worm Composting

Uses of Compost

On Farm Composting

Composting Links

Compost Sources & Materials

Our Composting Publications:

Composting Basics
Composting Fact Sheets
Compost Tea
Build Your Own
On Farm Composting
Worm Composting

  Field Trips    

Water Recycling field trip

Hazardous waste site field trip

Ostroms Mushroom Farm field trip

Pacific Garden field trip

Smit Dairy Field Trip

County Construction Recyclers

Green Earth Technology

Mt. Baker School District Waste Reduction & Recycling Program

VanderHaak Dairy Anaerobic Manure Digester Facility

Northwest Recycling


  Sample Volunteer Projects      

"Greener" Garden Party

Compost Site in Peace Arch

Compost Site in Blaine

East Indian Language

Geneva School Garden Project

Composting at Huxley

Worms at Work in the Office

Working Worms at Home

COMPASS Afterschool Program

Imagine This Sustainable Landscape Tour

Rain Barrel Classes

Northwest Washington Fair Booth

Whatcom County Youth Fair



Compost Experiment Introduction

Dairy Compost Experiment-1998

Dairy Compost Experiment - 1999

Explorations in Compost Tea Use

Local vermicompost experiment with carrots



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