Brad Withrow-Robinson

Winter Lecture: "Carbon - Better in the Woods or the Wood Product?"

Corvallis-Benton Public Library

Corvallis-Benton Public Library

645 Northwest Monroe Avenue
Corvallis, OR 97330
United States

Event Cost
Free
Contact name
David Ehlers
Contact email
Fri, Jan 11, 2019 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join the Benton Chapter of the Oregon Small Woodlands Association and OSU Benton County Extension for a discussion about the fate of carbon in wood.  Our speakers Elaine O’Neil and Maureen Puettmann are both research scientists and Family Woodlands Owners, and will discuss the science, policy, and practice of Forest Carbon in Oregon. Learn to view your woodlands through the lens of Life Cycle Assessment, which measures the environmental impacts of production, use, and disposal of forest products. Explore management options to optimize Carbon Sequestration on your property.   Speakers: Maureen Puettmann:  WoodLife Environmental Consultants, Consortium for Research on Renewable Industrial Materials Director of Operations, Elaine Oneil:  Executive Director of the Washington Farm Forestry Association, CORRIM Director of Science & Sustainability, UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences.