August 2009


More on the Poplars being grown in the Pacific Northwest for biofuels:

2009772319_ethanol30m.html?syndication=rss

A recent USA Today article says the proposed climate change legislation callls for increase in forests.  Here’s a link: 2009-08-19-forest_N.htm?csp=34

Upcoming nursery workshop in Palmer, Sept. 22-23.

Grown in Alaska:  Growing and keeping the “green” in Alaska.

The focus of this workshop, the first in a series, will be on producing, marketing, and planting Alaska Grown trees, shrubs, and perennials.

The final agenda and registration forms will be available by Tuesday, August 25 and will be distributed electronically. Check the Alaska Community Forestry website: http://forestry.alaska.gov/community

 For more information contact patricia.joyner (at)  alaska.gov

Here is the flyer:   Workshop announcement