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Pilchuck Field Tour

July 17, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest invites you to join AHB researchers for a day in the field at the Pilchuck Demonstration Site! Come see hybrid poplar’s full growth potential in Stanwood, Washington at the peak of their second growing season. As a purpose-grown crop for bioenergy, the poplars have great potential as a sustainable feedstock for biofuel and bioproduct production in the Pacific Northwest.

Join extension professionals, policy makers, researchers, environmental professionals, and local landowners in learning about the latest biofuel and bioproduct developments in the Pacific Northwest. Topics include:

  • Growing hybrid poplar as a short rotation woody energy crop
  • Sustainable production and environmental impacts on soil, water, and wildlife
  • Best areas to develop biofuel and bioproduct industries
  • Biomass production tour highlighting operational and research poplar plots

When: Thursday, July 17, 2014 | 10:00am – 12:30pm

Where: Stanwood, WA

RSVP: Lunch provided! Please respond no later than July 10 to reserve your space and your meal. Contact Nora Haider at WSU Extension: or 425-741-9962

Additional tours at AHB demonstration sites are also being arranged.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication or program information or reasonable accommodation need to contact Nora Haider at, 425-741-9962 at least two weeks prior to the event. Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension office.


July 17, 2014
10:00 am - 12:30 pm


Pilchuck Demonstration Site
Stanwood, WA United States


Nora Haider