Forestry Extension: Wood Energy

Wood Energy

eXtension Wood Energy Community of Practice now online. Leading forest researchers and Extension specialists from across the country stand ready to answer questions pertaining to wood energy in a ‘one-stop’ shop. Come on, take a look!

The Missouri Woody Biomass Assessment Tool is a spatial analysis tool developed by MU foresters and geographical information specialists to enable project planners, as well as government and regional economic developers, gain an understanding of how potential woody biomass from harvest residues and/or forest thinnings is distributed within their proposed supply basin.

Take Our Biomass Survey and tell us what you think about various wood-to-energy issues.

MU Energy Plant recently announced plans to install a state-of-the-art biomass boiler that will provide up to 25 percent of the Columbia campus' energy requirements. More

Fuels for Schools. The Missouri Department of Conservation, in cooperation with the USDA Forest Service is offering grants of almost $1 million each to six public schools in select Missouri counties. More