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Idaho Forest Biomass Workshop

Posted by Hannah Meganck on August 17, 2017

November 8-9, 2017 in Grangeville, Idaho

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-- Support for new forest ventures and growing existing ventures --

This workshop will bring together statewide and regional representatives of forest biomass utilization projects currently underway and in development. Attendees will learn about existing and new research, commercialization, and development opportunities where biomass is fueling enterprise growth and sustainability in natural resource economies. 

After more than a decade of active development, stakeholders have gathered valuable experience in biomass technologies that can work in Idaho to support forest health, wildfire risk reduction, and economic development.  We know what technologies work, but launching new ventures is still a risky and challenging business proposition. 

This workshop seeks to connect people active across the forest biomass value chain and focus on linkages between resource supply, marketable uses, and project development.  As an attendee, you can expect an expert lineup of panelists from business, industry, manufacturing, government, and academia.  The workshop format is strategically designed to engage the audience in lively discussion and relationship building in an effort to move the ball forward from here.

When: November 8-9, 2017

Where: Grangeville, Idaho

Admission: $35 (includes coffee and lunch on Thursday)

Agenda: Download the complete agenda below.

The workshop includes a FREE field tour for registered participants on Wednesday, November 8th from 1-5 pm at Idaho Forest Group Sawmill and Rocky Canyon Pellet Manufacturing.

REGISTER HERE

For more information, contact Ben Dair, Sustainable Northwest's Senior Manager of Conservation Finance at bdair@sustainablenorthwest.org


This event brought to you by Sustainable Northwest, the City of Orofino, and Clearwater County Economic Development with support from the US Forest Service.

          

Thank you to our organizational sponsors Forest Energy Oregon, Wisewood Energy, and Bear Mountain Forest Products.