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New Uses for Glut of Small Logs From Thinning of Forests

Description:
Peter Stark thinned 80 acres of his forest for fire prevention. The effort led him to investigate uses for small diameter trees, and to start a new company to make wood products from them.

Related Topics:
5. Energy decisions are influenced by economic, political, environmental, and social factors.
8. Wood based bio-fuels are one form of energy that is renewable

Associated Grade Levels:
9-1011-12

Related Sub-Topics

8.1 Sources of cellulosic residuals used are found in forest operations and in industry process

5.6 Energy decisions are influenced by environmental factors.