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Peninsula farmers to learn good soil

...inches to the outside of the compost pile, Kinneen said. A good ratio is, at minimum, 10 five-pound buckets of wood chips, to every single five-pound bucket of fish waste. Cardboard and dry newspapers are also good sources of carbon...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-17-1
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Benign neglect? Garden pest control naturally

...natural controls (such as insect-eating insects)."I don't add fertilizers. I don't use pesticides. I use a wood chip mulch, which provides habitat for beneficial insects like predacious ground beetles that may eat slugs and slug eggs...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-04-10/benign-neglect-garden-pest-contr
Outdoors
New projects increase Alaska's biomass use

...Alaska's biomass boilers. Biomass boilers are built to heat one or more buildings. They can be stoked with cord wood, wood chips or wood pellets and have become popular with the rise of heating oil prices.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-20
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Choose the right mulch for your garden

...mulch materials from which to choose:- Shredded bark, wood chips and shavings. Easy to spread and long-lasting, but...quickly and return some nutrients to the soil.- Treated wood chips, charcoal and ash - especially barbeque briquettes and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-11-21/choose-the-right-mulch-for-your-
Outdoors

...turned into ethanol. In Columbus, Miss., yellow pine wood chips are being turned into gasoline and diesel. In Emmetsburg...dried up before it could fine-tune the machine that fed wood chips into a gassifier. KiOR, a Texas company making cellulosic...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-13
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Silvers are dying to be smoked

...is by converting a used gas grill into a smoker by disabling all but one burner and placing a small steel bowl full of wood chips at one end and your brined salmon on the grill rack at the other end. A meat thermometer can be added through a small...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/fishing/2013-10-16/silvers-are-dying-to-be-
Fishing
Champion choppers: Family enjoys lumberjack competitions

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Chain saws are buzzing, axes are flying and let the wood chips fall where they may.The chain saw competition at the Mountain State Forest Festival pitted father and son for bragging rights...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-10-17/champion-choppers-family-enjoys-
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Region III harriers ready to roll in Seward

...that kind of terrain."What's more, Kenai Central coach Teri Ostrander says the footing on the course, including wood chips, can grow softer with rain."It's not muddy," she said. "It just gets really soft. It absorbs all of the speed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2013-09-26/region-iii-harriers-ready-to-roll-
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Soak wood chips (a couple handfuls should do it) in a large bowl of water for 2 to...then fold three of the edges up to form a shallow pocket. Place the wood chips in the pocket to fill, then seal the foil packet. Using a fork, or...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2013-04-09-1
Food
Kenai Parks and Rec talks upgrades

...trail-building plan that would put local youth to work. Most likely, a crew of 14- to 16-year-olds would build wood chip trails, with an experienced crew leader. The committee also discussed the planned expansion at the Kenai Municipal Park...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-01-29/kenai-parks-and-rec-talks-upgrades
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