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Title: Economic Use of Beetle-Killed Trees

Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, FPL Status Report, October 2011

Author(s)Wegner, Theodore H.;Wise, Madelon M.;

Publication Year: 2011  View PDF »

Category: FPL Status Report

Abstract: Finding uses for millions of tons of beetle-killed trees as a way to offset forestland restoration costs and find market-oriented ways to use the forest biomass is a priority for the U.S. Forest Service. The Forest Products Laboratory (FPL) has developed a new strategic framework for approaching the economic use of beetle-killed trees. This framework is supported by previous FPL research and accomplishments in the sustainable and economically viable use of beetle-killed trees.

Keywords: killed trees; bark beetle; status report; employment; jobs

File size: 1,212 kb(s)

Date posted: 10/06/2011
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Wegner, Theodore H.
Assistant Director

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