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Poplar Farms as a Wastewater Management Tool: Planting Strategies to Align with Potential Markets

October 15, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

spray cart in trees from muncipality using poplar trees

Poplar Farms as a Wastewater Management Tool:  Planting Strategies to Align with Potential Markets

Are you ready to plant poplar? Are you optimizing your planting strategy? This workshop will focus on the benefits municipalities gain from growing poplar and possible market opportunities.

Thursday, October 15
9AM – 3PM
Water Resources Education Center – Vancouver, WA
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Topics include:

  • Lessons learned from current poplar growers – Case studies from communities in the Willamette Valley
  • Poplar Markets:
    • Traditional and Emerging – chips and hogfuel, veneer, and cross laminated timber
    • Alternative – bioenergy, biofuels, and biochemicals
  • Strategies for growing poplar: choosing stock/cuttings, planting practices and costs, sizing rotations
  • Moving forward: optimizing poplar revenues, working together with stakeholders


Early bird registration by September 13 – $30.00.
General registration $40.00

Register online via Brown Paper Tickets
Contact Betsy Fradd at or 253-241-5043.

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October 15, 2015
9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Water Resource Education Center
Vanuouver, WA,


Betsy Fradd