Woody biomass utilization desk guide
Document Type: Report
Author(s): Barry Wynsma; Rich Aubuchon; Dan Len; Michael Daugherty; Edmund Gee
Publication Year: 2007

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  • biomass utilization
  • small diameter timber
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Record Last Modified: December 13, 2016
FRAMES Record Number: 7587


ANNOTATION: This paper is intended to be a reference guide to local land managers regarding locating and collaborating with biomass stakeholders. Give suggestions on how to use current National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) planning tools to start up and maintain a biomass-utilization program and how to use cost-effective sale preparation techniques, including the preparation of timber sale, stewardship, and service contracts to provide increased supplies of biomass. Also looks at the viability of offsetting the costs of hazardous fuels and restoration treatments by utilizing small-diameter trees and other biomass.

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Wynsma, Barry; Aubuchon, Rich; Len, Dan; Daugherty, Michael; Gee, Ed. 2007. Woody biomass utilization desk guide. 2400 - Forest Management. Washington, D.C.: USDA Forest Service, National Technology and Development Program. 84 p.