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Incorporating Timber Product Output (TPO) harvest residue information and forest market models to evaluate biorefinery siting potential

Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST

Presenters: Todd Morgan, Director, Forest Industry Research, Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of Montana; Greg Latta, Assistant Professor, Senior Research, Forest Engineering, Resources & Management, College of Forestry, Oregon State...

Biofuels, the Renewable Fuel Standard, and Invasive Plants: What’s the Fuss All About?

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST

Biofuels, the Renewable Fuel Standard, and Invasive Plants: What’s the Fuss All About?Sponsored by the Agricultural & Food Law Consortium In June 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency issued a supple­mental final rule associated with the Renewable Fuel...

Bioenergy Friday Web Seminar - Solar Leasing

Friday, November 6, 2015 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by F. John Hay

Solar PV with little to no upfront costs. Solar leasing has become common in many States with private companies offering contracts to install solar at a home or business with a contract for the home or business owner to purchase the power. This seminar will introduce...

Waste to Wisdom Webinar: Production of Quality Feedstock from Forest Residues for Emerging Biomass Conversion Technologies

Monday, November 2, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST

Presenters: Han-Sup Han: Professor, Department of Forestry and Wildland Resources, Humboldt State University; and Waste to Wisdom Project Investigator; Jim Dooley: Chief Technology Officer, Forest Concepts, LLC; Joel Bisson: Waste to Wisdom Project Coordinator, Graduate...

Long-term soil productivity and sustainability of forest harvest residue harvesting

Friday, October 30, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT

Presenters: Jeff Hatten, Assistant Professor, Oregon State University; Scott Holub, Silviculture Research Scientist, Weyerhaeuser NR Company Hosted by: Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) Forest harvesting intrinsically removes organic matter and associated ...

Biomass on the Farm: Staying Safe and Healthy

Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Douglas Schaufler

Presenter: Douglas Schaufler, Penn State University Research Associate and specialist in agricultural safety and health, agricultural machinery, fluid power, alternative fuels, edible oils, and biodiesel.Hosted by: Northeast woody/warm season Biomass Consortium (NEWBio)*This...

Converting hybrid poplar to biofuels: feedstock properties and conversion techniques

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 2:30 pm EDT

Presenters: Rick Gustafson, Renata Bura, and Fernando Resende, University of WashingtonHosted by: Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest (AHB)Woody biomass can be converted into a variety of biofuels and biochemical. Researchers at the University of Washington are fine-tuning ...

‘Woods-to-Wake’ Life Cycle Assessment of Residual Woody Biomass Based Jet-Fuel

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 2:30 pm EDT

Presenters: Indroneil Ganguly, Assistant Professor, Research, University of WashingtonHosted by: Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA)The residual woody biomass (a.k.a. harvest slash) produced during forest harvest operations in the Pacific Northwest, is generally ...

Using science to promote sustainable biofuels production in the southeastern United States

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 2:30 pm EDT

Please join us as we celebrate National Bioenergy Day by broadcasting live presentations from the University of Tennessee that will cover the latest research findings from scientists on the sustainability of biofuels production in the southeast. This webinar will cover ...

Developing the U.S. Bioeconomy within a global context

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT

Please join us as we celebrate National Bioenergy Day with live presentations / online broadcast from the University of Tennessee that will cover the latest research and findings from scientists on developing a bioeconomy within a global context.Presentation topics from...

The 2016 Billion-ton Report: Towards Commercialization

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT

Presenter: Matthew Langholtz, Natural Resource & Environmental Economist, Oak RidgeNational LaboratoryHosted by: Southeast Partnership for Integrated Biomass Supply Systems (IBSS)The 2016 Billion-ton report (BT16) is third in series of reports evaluating potential...

Characterization of forest residuals for bio-jet fuel production

Monday, October 19, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT

Presenter: Gevan Marrs, Feedstock Sourcing, NARAHosted by: Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA)Softwood feedstock samples collected throughout the Pacific Northwest have been characterized for carbohydrate, lignin, and extractives content. Some of the samples have...

Decision support for forest harvest residue collection

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 5:00 pm EDT

Presenters: John Sessions, University Distinguished Professor; Rene Zamora-Cristales, Post Doctorate, Oregon State UniversityHosted by: Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) Forest harvest residues are often available at roadside landings as a byproduct of the log...

Estimating forest residue for biomass production

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 4:00 pm EDT

Presenter: Kevin Boston, Associate Professor, Oregon State UniversityHosted by: Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) The webinar will begin by describing the biomass supply chain and the issues with its management. This will lead to motivation of why measurement...

Waste to Wisdom Webinar: Biochar Production using Forest Residuals

Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT

Presenters: Arne Jacobson: Ph.D., Professor, Environmental Resource Engineering, Humboldt State University, and Director, Schatz Energy Research Center; David Carter: P.E., Senior Research Engineer, Schatz Energy Research Center; Mark Severy: Research Engineer, Schatz Energy...