April 11-13: Forum considers environmental uses of trees

AHB-logo-100PORTLAND, Ore. – A national forum about using poplar and willow for water treatment, land reclamation, biofuel and other environmental purposes will be held in Portland, Ore., April 11-13.
Topics will include:

Irrigating a willow crop.

• Phytoremediation
• Poplar and willow for water quality
• Bioenergy and bioproduct industry potential
• Environmental and energy policies

Registration is $200 through March 4 and $300 after. Register and learn more at http://hardwoodbiofuels.org/poplar-willow-forum/.

Host Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest is a consortium of educational and industry partners, including Washington State University, working to prepare northern California, Oregon, Washington and northern Idaho for a sustainable hardwood biochemicals and biofuels industry. Learn more at http://hardwoodbiofuels.org.


Betsy Fradd, Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest, 253-241-5043, bfradd@wsu.edu