Join Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest for strategies for addressing climate change, water quality, and other environmental issues are needed in the PNW. The primary focus of the meeting is to explore using poplar tree plantings as a means of linking bioenergy and biomass production with ecosystem services to improve water, soil, air, climate, and wildlife habitat.
8:40-10:00 Keynote Speakers (Topics: PNW Environment; PNW Energy; Poplar Ecosystem Services)
10:30-12:00 Presentations – Poplar TREES
1:00-1:45 – Workshops: (I) Buffers and small scale applications, (II) Large area applications
2:00-2:45 Workshops: (III) Economic considerations, (IV) Tree Logistics, (V) Policies/Regulations
3:15-3:45 Building the PNW roadmap
4:00 Leave for tour (Landfill management poplars in Redmond)