Forestry Policies (North Carolina)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place North Carolina


Applies to States or Provinces North Carolina
Name Forestry Policies (North Carolina)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator N.C. Forest Service
Primary Website http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/forestry/programs/woody_biomass/pubs_and_research.php


Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source NC Biomass Trader: http://www.ncbiomasstrader.org/


Summary

North Carolina features almost 18 million acres of forested land within the state. The North Carolina Forest Service (http://ncforestservice.gov/) manages the State's forest lands, including those owned by private landowners.

The North Carolina State University Forestry Department has issued several publications regarding biomass fuels in the state, including impacts of the State's RPS on Forest landowners, woody biomass harvesting guidelines, economics of woody biomass harvest, and wildfire mitigation among other topics: http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/forestry/programs/woody_biomass/pubs_and_research.php

The North Carolina Biomass Trader is a marketplace for biomass fuels, feedstock, and energy products. The organization is created by the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources: http://www.ncbiomasstrader.org/


Policy Contact

Department North Carolina Forest Service





Website http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/forestry/programs/woody_biomass/pubs_and_research.php


















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