April 11-13: National forum on poplar, willow biofuels

Poplar-WillowPORTLAND, Ore. – Moving poplar and willow biomass from environmental plantings toward commercial bioenergy and biochemical use is the focus of a national conference April 11-13 in Portland.

The mixed format includes keynote talks, case studies, panel discussions, interactive working groups and a field trip to a site using poplars for wastewater management. Find details and register at http://hardwoodbiofuels.org/poplar-willow-forum/.

Sponsors include Washington State University Extension, Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest, NEWBio, IBSS and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture.


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