Forestry Policies (Ohio)

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Place Ohio

Applies to States or Provinces Ohio
Name Forestry Policies (Ohio)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Primary Website

Last Review 2014-06-06
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary

Information Source Statewide Assessment:, Biomass Utilization Model:


Ohio's Forests are managed by the Department of Natural Resource, Division of Forestry. In 2010 Ohio issued its Statewide Forest Resource Assessment, including discussion of forest resources with respect to bioenergy in the state:

In 2004 Ohio State University issued an inventory of biomass resources, "Assessing Ohio's Biomass Resources for Energy Potential Using GIS" including estimation of available forest residues:

The Ohio Biomass Energy Program has issued the report "Utilization of Biomass Energy Resources in Ohio: A Linear Programming Model", which identifies potential sites for biomass power plants based on availability of forest and industrial wood residues:

Policy Contact

Department Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Division Division of Forestry
Address 2045 Morse Road
Address 2 Building H
Place Columbus, Ohio
Zip/Postal Code 43229-6693
Phone 614-265-6694
Phone 2 877-247-8733