philip small
Male, 64 years old

Soils and environmental consultant in support of land restoration and revitalization. Sustainable land use projects are a specialty. Science support for waste utilization is my core business. I am also very active in permit compliance for land development, mitigating impacts to critical areas. I am exploring new and exciting ways to apply my soil science skills in the growing dynamic forming around land revitalization, especially urban soils. Biochar is a particular interest, and my goal is to see the biochar industry established in the Inland Northwest, making a biochar enriched compost mulch available for soil revitalization projects. Preventing soil loss is critical to many of my projects. As of , I am a Washington state Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL), qualified to prepare, monitor, and update Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans. I am deeply involved in networking with, supporting, and promoting, my peer soil science professionals. I am happy to offer helpintroductions in any way that I can. I am a Certified Professional Soil Classifier and Registered Professional Soil Scientist with years experience in the Inland Northwest (that is, east of the Cascades), serving Washington, Oregon and north Idaho. Specialties Soil science in support of protecting water quality in the context of land redevelopment. Beneficial reuse of spent industrial and municipal process waters. In other words, using wastewater to improve soil and to grow feed, fiber, and energy crops. Land classification, and prime farmland determinations.