Category Archives: Forestry News

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DRPforestry is open for business

DRPforestry is undertaking new projects. If you have an a forestry task that requires some outside help, check on the Services tab to see if I can assist you. If so, send an email through the Contact tab and I will consider your request.

Biofuels

Developing biofuels from poplar trees can reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere compared to burning fossil fuels.  Poplar trees take in carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and store carbon in their stems, branches, and roots.  When poplar biomass is converted to fuel and that fuel is then burned for energy, the stored carbon is released into the atmosphere.  Meanwhile, the trees grow back after harvest and begin to re-capture the carbon back from the atmosphere. Read more and more