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Community tour looks at forestry management in county

Mon, 09/18/2017

September 15, 2017: The Daily Astorian

About 75 community members — including local officials, business owners, teachers and nurses — boarded buses for a first-hand look at one of Clatsop County’s most important commodities and sources of employment during the 27th annual Forestry Tour earlier this week.

Forest management, stream restoration and protection were the featured topics, with visits to Lewis & Clark Timberlands/Greenwood Resources and Weyerhaeuser in the Highway 26 area. The tour was organized by Clatsop Forest and Wood Products . . .

Biofuel from forests lightens jetliner carbon footprint

Mon, 08/28/2017

August 24, 2017: Washington Forest Protection Association

Alaska Airlines made history recently, flying the first commercial flight using the world’s first renewable, alternative jet fuel made from the remains of logging and thinning in sustainably managed forests.

Aviation biofuel is made from forest residuals, the limbs and branches that are left after the harvesting of managed forests. The renewable, clean jet fuel was produced during five years of research and testing conducted by the Washington State University-led Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance.

Producing a new generation . . .

Poplar trees being used in biofuel study

Wed, 03/15/2017

Feb 22, 2017: Albany Democrat Herald

JEFFERSON — A farm just outside of town on Densmore Road has a rather unusual crop for the area. There are 80 acres of poplar hybrids — more than 115,000 trees that can thrive in marginal soils and grow 30 feet in three years.

“Where the soil is the best here, the trees are pushing 35 to 40 feet in three years,” said Rick Stonex, operations manager for GreenWood Resources, an investment and management firm that . . .

Business leaders tour forests, watershed

Mon, 11/21/2016

November 16, 2016: The Daily Astorian

More than 100 attendees braved the elements for the 26th annual Clatsop Forestry Economic Development Committee leaders tour this year, including state Rep. Deborah Boone.

The day started out bright and early with an introduction by committee Chairman Kevin Leahy at the Barbey Maritime Center, reinforcing that this sector continues to be 30 percent of our Clatsop County economy, and is 12 percent of our county employment. Leahy also noted that $23,500,000 was distributed from Oregon Department . . .

Greenwood Resources Licenses ORNL Technology for Biofuel Production

Mon, 09/26/2016

September 26, 2016: AZoCleantech

An Oak Ridge National Laboratory technology, based on the detection of a gene in poplar (Populus trichocarpa), has been licensed by GreenWood Resources. This technology would make it easier to transform poplar trees into biofuels.

GreenWood, an international timberland investment and asset management company operating in Oregon, aims to market the technology to choose and breed improved varieties of poplar with minimal lignin content, which eases the conversion process and eventually minimizes the total costs of biofuel production.

Researchers from the Department . . .

Fifth Annual A Very Poplar Run

Wed, 10/28/2015

Runnin’ with the Poplars

October 27, 2015: Hermiston, OR (Hermiston Herald)

There is a joke amongst runners about the holy trinity. Not the Holy Trinity of Catholicism that attempts to explain the great mystery of the faith.

No, this is about running conditions.

“It’s like you’re tracking new ground,” Layne Papenfuss said from the 5th Annual A Very Poplar Run at the Boardman Tree Farm. “In the fresh snow, nobody’s been there ­— at least it feels like that — or fresh leaves even . . .

Forest landowners invited to take on fish habitat restoration

Mon, 10/19/2015

As seen online at http://www.coastweekend.com/

Published: October 12, 2015 5:00PM
Attend fish passage, habitat workshop

SEASIDE — Two upcoming forest landowner workshops in Seaside and Salem will highlight best practices to restore and enhance fish habitat in forested streams.

The workshops will take place Oct. 27 in Seaside and Oct. 29 in Salem.

Each workshop will provide technical assistance, tools and resources to guide landowners with fish habitat and passage projects.

Both workshops will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The deadline to register . . .

Responsibly Grown Wood Distinguishes GreenWood Resources’ Headquarters Expansion

Tue, 09/16/2014

Responsibly Grown Wood Distinguishes GreenWood Resources’ Headquarters Expansion
Office Expansion, Assessed by SCS Global Services, Earns Forest Stewardship Council® Project Certification

 

Emeryville, CA – September 16, 2014.  GreenWood Resources (GWR), a global investment and timber management company, has received the seventh U.S.-based Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Project Certification for its headquarters office expansion, assessed by third-party auditor, SCS Global Services (SCS). All of the timber and wood products used in this project have earned FSC certification. At least 50% of the wood has . . .

Second Annual “A Very Poplar Run” on the Boardman Tree Farm

Tue, 10/02/2012

A Very Poplar Run 2012

A fundraiser for Hermiston Agape House. Agape House is a Christian outreach whose mission is to provide basic services to those in need in Hermiston and surrounding communities.

The Boardman Tree Farm is 25,000 acres of hybrid poplar trees owned by the GreenWood Tree Farm Fund and operated by GreenWood Resources. It is located in Morrow county Oregon along Interstate 84. The poplars also known as Pacific Albus, range in age from 1 to 14 years, are . . .

GreenWood Tree Farm Fund Sponsors a Charity Run on Nov. 19th

Thu, 10/27/2011

 A Very Poplar Run

A fundraiser for Hermiston Agape House. Agape House is a Christian outreach whose mission is to provide basic services to those in need in Hermiston and surrounding communities.

The Boardman Tree Farm is 25,000 acres of hybrid poplar trees owned by the GreenWood Tree Farm Fund and operated by GreenWood Resources. It is located in Morrow county Oregon along Interstate 84. The poplars also known as Pacific Albus, range in age from 1 to 14 years, are . . .

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