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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 …

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 …

March 23: Field tour demonstrates poplar bioenergy potential

AHB-logo-100CLARKSBURG, Calif. – Join researchers in the field at the Advanced Hardwood Biofuels (AHB) Clarksburg 50-acre poplar demonstration site 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, March 23. The hybrid poplars will show their regrowth potential in their second growing season after initial harvest in fall 2014. » More …

Video: Poplars used to treat water, soil contamination

By Betsy Fradd, WSU Extension

poplarsEVERETT, Wash. – Poplar trees, known for their fast growth and versatility, are being used for recycling treated wastewater and cleaning contaminated soil.  » More …

Sept. 15: Field tour of Jefferson poplar bioenergy site

By Betsy Fradd, WSU Extension

AHB-logo-100JEFFERSON, Ore. – Join researchers in the field for a free tour of the Advanced Hardwood Biofuels (AHB) Jefferson poplar demonstration site in the Willamette Valley noon-3 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15. » More …

June 30: Field tour of Hayden poplar bioenergy site

By Betsy Fradd, WSU Extension

Hayden-poplarsHAYDEN, Idaho – Join researchers in the field for a free tour of the Advanced Hardwood Biofuel (AHB) Hayden 65-acre poplar demonstration site 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, June 30. » More …

Jan. 14: Webinar on bioenergy poplar hybridization

By Betsy Fradd, WSU Extension

PULLMAN, Wash. – New poplar varieties grown for bioenergy using inter-specific hybridization and selection techniques will be discussed in a webinar sponsored by Washington State University Extension 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14. » More …