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U.S. Carbon Policy Trends and Implications for the Biomass Industry

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenters: Jessie Stolark and Laura Small, Policy Associates with the Environmental and Energy Study Institute The Clean Power Plan (CPP) is the keystone policy of President Obama's Climate Action Plan, an ambitious goal to cut economy wide greenhouse gas emissions in...

IDX Webinar II: Micronized Wood Facility @ Hermann Brothers Site

Monday, December 14, 2015 at 7:00 pm EST

Presenters: Students of the IDX Team at Washington State University Hosted by: Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) The IDX team at Washington State University has been tasked with constructing 3 schematic designs for co-locating a micronized wood depot at the...

IDX Webinar I: Liquid Depot Facility @ Port Townsend Paper Company

Monday, December 14, 2015 at 6:00 pm EST

Presenters: Students of the IDX Team at Washington State University Hosted by: Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) The IDX team at Washington State University has been tasked with constructing 3 schematic designs for co-locating a liquid depot at Port Townsend...

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...

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...

Shrub Willow Establishment: Can cover crops play a role in weed and nutrient management?

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sarah Wurzbacher

Presenter: Eric Fabio, Cornell UniversityControlling weed competition is a critical component of shrub willow establishment due to low planting density and initially poor competitive ability. Recommendations formed in the US fifteen years ago stress the need for...