Healthy Markets are Key to Forest Health (February 2017)
Pryor Gibson, Executive Vice President of the North Carolina Forestry Association expresses the need for strong forestry markets for wood products to maintain forest healthy and vitality.
Wood Markets Play A Critical Role in Wildfire Prevention (February 2017)
Dr. Joseph Roise, Professor in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Services at North Carolina State University explains the critical role that working forests and best forest management practices can play in wildfire prevention.
Promise of North Carolina's Renewable Wood Energy (December 2016)
Pryor Gibson, Executive Vice President of the North Carolina Forestry Association discusses the opportunity for the wood energy industry to both preserve the health of North Carolina's forest resources, as well as create jobs for the state.
Wood Energy is an Opportunity for Mississippi (November 2016)
Congressman Greg Harper (MS-3rd) expresses support for an all-of-the-above energy strategy that includes woody biomass.
Wood Energy Industry Good for Both Sides of Atlantic (October 2016)
Arkansas Governor Hutchinson writes to European leaders in support of renewable wood energy trade between the US and Europe.
Renewable Wood Energy Works for NC (September 2016)
Steve Troxler, North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture, touts the positive contributions that the biomass industry has made to forestry and economic development in North Carolina.
Renewable Wood Energy: A New Opportunity for Alabama's Forests (September 2016)
John McMillan, Alabama Commissioner for Agriculture and Industries discusses Alabama's forest products industry and potential for Alabama to supply wood energy markets.
Viewpoint: Promoting Wood Products as Renewable Energy (August 2016) &
Tony Hyde, County Commissioner for Colombia County, Oregon and President, National Association of Counties (NACo) explains the value of lower-value markets for wood, such as biomass, to forest landowners and local communities.
State's Energy Assets Key Part of Economy: McCullough (August 2016) &
Glenn McCullough, Executive Director of the Mississippi Development Authority shares his views on the thriving forest products industry in Mississippi.
Lance Brown, Executive Director of the Partnership for Clean Energy, discusses the positive impact of wood pellet exports to the UK on US communities in the Southeast.
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