Forestry Policies (Louisiana)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Louisiana|
|Name||Forestry Policies (Louisiana)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Implementing Sector|| State/Province
|Program Administrator||Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry|
|Primary Website|| http://www.ldaf.state.la.us/
| Last Substantive Modification
|Information Source||Statewide Assessment and Strategy: http://www.ldaf.state.la.us/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Louisiana-Statewide-Forest-Resource-Assessment-and-Strategy.pdf|
Louisiana's Forests are managed by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. In 2010 the Department issued the Statewide Forest Resource Assessment and Strategy. The report identifies the harvesting of forestry residues for biomass energy as an untapped resource with great potential, and recognized Louisiana as an ideal location to develop biomass energy:
The document also states the goal of the Louisiana Office of Forestry to encourage effective and efficient use of woody biomass for renewable energy, including supply and demand opportunity assessment and provision of information and technical assistance to support programs and services promoting utilization of woody biomass.
|Contact Name||Wade Dubea|
|Department|| Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry