The Biomass Utilization Subcommittee is a substantive subcommittee.
Addresses cross-cutting issues and remove barriers related to biomass utilization to help priority landscapes achieve their goals.
The RMRI Biomass Utilization Subcommittee is a substantive subcommittee that seeks to address cross-cutting issues and remove barriers related to biomass utilization to help priority landscapes achieve their goals. The roles and responsibilities of the Biomass Utilization Subcommittee are to:
- Develop strategies and approaches that lead to improving biomass utilization on the ground.
- Identify already existing resources on biomass utilization and improve access to them.
- Research biomass utilization issues to better understand the regulatory and scientific barriers to action.
- Develop a conference or workshop on biomass utilization.
- Identifying and addressing policy changes if/as needed.
Biomass Utilization Workplan
- Calling wood innovators! The U.S. Forest Service is accepting proposals for projects as part of its 2021 Wood Innovations Program. There are two tracks you may apply toward: (1) Community Wood Energy and Wood Innovations, proposals due Feb. 3, 2021, and (2) Wood Innovations due Jan. 20, 2021. More…
- Save the dates: March 2-3. The three Southwest Ecological Restoration Institutes (SWERI) and U.S. Forest Service Wood Innovations Grant Program present current innovations in wood products harvesting, business operations, markets, and business support and extension delivery. The two-day seminar will draw innovative examples from Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico. Stay connected here for registration info. More on SWERI at https://sweri.eri.nau.edu. RMRI partners with both SWERI and the U.S. Forest Service.
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