Forest products

Small Scale Biochar

Nebraska is home to a wealth of untapped resources, some that are viewed as problematic. Nebraska has 1.3 million acres of forested land containing over 41 million oven-dry tons of standing woody biomass. This includes hundreds of thousands of acres of eastern redcedar that needs removal to improve forest health.

Tree Heat Nebraska

Under the Forest Products Utilization program, Trees Heat Nebraska is the Nebraska Forest Service’s technical and financial assistance initiative dedicated to wood energy system development.

Urban Lumber Production

Communities across Nebraska are increasing the management of their community forests in anticipation of emerald ash borer. The removal of community trees, whether related to emerald ash borer or other tree management needs, leads to the inevitable question, “what happens to the wood?”