Soil: The Dirty Secrets of a Living Landscape

Soil is a living ecosystem that includes minerals, air, water, habitat for creatures and the creatures themselves. Soil provides plants with nutrients, water, physical support and air for roots. Soil also houses macro- and microorganisms, which are nature’s prime recyclers. On a wider scale, soil plays a vital role in the global carbon cycle. Learn how to care for the soil you steward with this set of worksheets and guide, part of the Land Steward Rural Resource Guidelines series.

EM 9304    Published December 2020    11 pages


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