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April 11-13: National forum on poplar, willow biofuels

Poplar-WillowPORTLAND, Ore. – Moving poplar and willow biomass from environmental plantings toward commercial bioenergy and biochemical use is the focus of a national conference April 11-13 in Portland. » More …

Researchers grow cyberforests to predict climate change

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

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VANCOUVER, Wash. – It can take Mother Nature 1,000 years to grow a forest. But Nikolay Strigul, assistant professor of mathematics and statistics at Washington State University Vancouver, can grow one on a computer in three weeks. » More …

Starting March 29: Class offered for woodland owners

LoggingEVERETT, Wash. – Woodland owners will build skills for caring for their trees through a Forest Stewardship Coached Planning course 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays, March 29-May 17, at the Washington State University Snohomish County Extension Cougar Auditorium, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. A field day will be Saturday, April 30. » More …

April 11-13: Forum considers environmental uses of trees

AHB-logo-100PORTLAND, Ore. – A national forum about using poplar and willow for water treatment, land reclamation, biofuel and other environmental purposes will be held in Portland, Ore., April 11-13. » More …

Starting March 2: Class offered for woodland owners

woodland-owners-course-1VASHON, Wash. – Woodland owners will build skills for caring for their trees through a Forest Stewardship Coached Planning course 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, March 2-April 20, at the Vashon Land Trust Building, 10014 SW Bank Rd. A field day will be Saturday, April 2. » More …

March 2: Webinar on carbon tax, biofuel policy

PULLMAN, Wash. – A webinar on the effectiveness of a Pacific Northwest revenue-neutral carbon tax as it relates to federal biofuel policy will be hosted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 2, by Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest. » More …

March 11-12: Landowners learn about selling their logs

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By Betsy Fradd, WSU Extension

AUBURN, Wash. – Woodland owners will learn to organize a timber sale that meets their objectives and is profitable and safe for their woodlot at the “Selling Logs from your Property” symposium March 11-12 at Green River College in Auburn. » More …