Site Planning to Mitigate Environmental Risks

In well-developed bioeconomy projects, initial site planning, placement of facilities, and mitigation of potential environmental risks, are the factors that help improves a project’s chance of overall economic success.  It is critical for project developers and land managers to work together in developing optimization models that guide systematic, multi-objective planning efforts, collectively including biodiversity and…

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Biomass Wildlife Impact

It is well known that sustainable feedstock development is the cornerstone of the bioeconomy, but does sustainable biomass production  encompasses things like wildlife impact, and more than just reliable annual yields of high-quality feedstock?  Biomass provides habitat for our nation’s wildlife resources, a source for capturing carbon in our soils, material that can intercept and…

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Wildlife Management in the Bioeconomy

When one thinks about the bioeconomy, wildlife management is probably not the first thing to come to mind. Large renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms certainly have experts in biofuels and renewable fuels, and the more common areas like biomaterials, biomass and biomass power, feedstocks, and bio technologies.  In these larger consulting groups, one will…

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