Biomass program October 1 in Pinedale
September 17, 2007
Randy Williams of the Teton Conservation District is coming to Pinedale to provide an educational program on biomass.
The USDA Forest Service has awarded a large grant to our part of the state for forest restoration working partnerships involving the use of woody biomass, which are small trees, tree limbs and other woody plants that are byproducts of forest improvements, ecological restoration and hazardous fuel reduction treatment activities. This program would offer information on biomass utilization, stewardship contracting and the log sort yard concept promoted by the USFS Forest Products Lab of Madison, Wisconsin.
The program will be Monday, October 1, 2007 at 5:30 p.m. in the County Commissioners' chambers at the courthouse. Tentative agenda is:
5:30 pm -5:45 pm----Welcome and introductions
Laurie Latta, Sublette Community Partnership
5:45 pm - 6:30 pm---USFS Biomass utilization strategy and assistance
Marcia Mallory--USFS National biomass coordinator
6:30 pm - 7:15 pm---Biomass partnership grant project and
stewardship contracting locally
Randy Williams, Teton Conservation District
7:15 - 8:00 pm---Summary and Q and A facillitation
Gregoroy Kennett, ERG
In order to assure there is interest in attending this program, please RSVP by Monday, September 24th. Call Laurie Latta, Coordinator, Sublette Community Partnership, for more information, Phone: 307-367-6747.