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Title

National Association of Conservation Districts Woody Biomass Utilization Desk Guide
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Developer(s):
  • Sarah Ashton
    Georgia Southern Regional Extension Forestry
  • Lauren McDonell
    University of Florida, School of Forest Resources and Conservation
  • Kiley Barnes
    Georgia Southern Regional Extension Forestry
  • Matthew Langholtz
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Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • biomass production
  • energy
  • woody biomass utilization
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Record Last Modified: December 13, 2016
FRAMES Record Number: 7655

Description

ANNOTATION: This Guide is designed for use by Resource Conservation & Development and Extension professionals throughout the U.S. It also contains handouts and other resources to assist in educating respective audience. The Woody Biomass Desk Guide and Toolkit provides an overview of woody biomass production and utilization in the U.S., tips of how to provide effective outreach for clientele, and educational handouts to share with audiences. The purpose of this guide is to equip natural resource professionals and outreach specialists with the information and tools needed to increase awareness of the use of woody biomass for energy in the U.S. ABSTRACT: Communities today are challenged to develop effective strategies that support forest ecosystem health, mitigate the effects of climate change, satisfy growing energy needs, and provide local economic opportunities. For some communities, woody biomass may be a viable option for meeting these needs and deserves serious consideration. Forests in the United States represent an important potential energy and biobased product resource. NACD, in collaboration with federal, state, and local partners is working to raise awareness about the potential for woody biomass as a primary feedstock for such products. This Woody Biomass Desk Guide and Toolkit provides an overview of woody biomass production and utilization in the U.S., tips of how to provide effective outreach for your clientele, and educational handouts to share with your audiences. The purpose of this guide is to equip natural resource professionals and outreach specialists with the information and tools needed to increase awareness of the use of woody biomass for energy in the U.S.

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