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February 10, 2006

Wood biomass workshop will be March 13-14

An upcoming conference at N.C. State University's McKimmon Center will focus on "Energy from Wood: Exploring the issue and impactf for North Carolina." The conference will be held March 13-14.

This conference will:
* Present much of the known information about potential impacts and opportunities on North Carolina’s forests from a wood biomass economy;
* Offer an opportunity for diverse stakeholders to explore issues surrounding woody biomass; and
* Prepare stakeholders for the future policy discussions surrounding the use of woody biomass for energy.

The conference will be useful for policy makers, regulatory agency staff, industry (energy, foresters, forest landowners, manufacturing), scientists, environmental interests and local or regional biomass energy users.

For more information, visit the Conference Web site at

North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service is one of the workshop sponsors. Others are listed on the Web site.

Posted by Natalie at February 10, 2006 08:56 AM