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AHB Newsletter – Volume 6, No. 2 [Summer 2017]

Editor’s Notes

As we move into the warmer and dryer summer months, AHB has a lot to look forward to: field tours, harvesting, graduations, publications…We hope everyone can get out there and enjoy the sunshine!

But, first—

If you missed it, check out what happened at the TREES: Towards Renewable Energy and Ecosystem Services Summit AHB hosted at the end of April.

Get introduced to Grounded, the Oregon Department of Energy’s new energy-focused podcast and listen to their episode featuring GreenWood Resources’ Brian Stanton.

Join us in congratulating the graduate students finishing up their degrees and the undergraduate and vocational students who completed OSU’s bioenergy minor program and Walla Walla Community College’s Plant Operations program.

And lastly, learn about what some of AHB’s alumni are up to these days!

Happy reading,
Cat Gowan

Upper left: The entrance to the Brightwater Center and an AHB sign pointing TREES attendees in the right direction. Upper right: The TREES program, name tags, and event evaluation. Lower right: Attendees having productive conversations during a break. Lower left: Benches and trees make a picturesque outdoor landscape at the Brightwater Center.

What’s Next? Toward Renewable Energy and Ecosystem Services

A diverse group came together to discuss potential uses of poplar at the TREES: Toward Renewable Energy and Ecosystem Services Summit in April.

Oregon Department of Energy employees pose in front of the harvester at the Jefferson Demonstration site.

Grounded: The Oregon Department of Energy’s new energy-focused podcast talks tree-powered planes

The Oregon Department of Energy recently started an energy-focused podcast and Brian Stanton of GreenWood Resources Inc. talked poplar for the fifth episode.

Chang Dou, AHB Conversion Team

AHB Student Shout Out

AHB's vision has been supported by numerous graduate, undergraduate, and vocational students. Join us in taking a moment to recognize our recent AHB-Affiliated grads!

All of the members of AHB gathered at the 2016 annual meeting.

Ask an AHB Alum

Curious about what AHB team members get up to after leaving the project? Some AHB alumni share about their current jobs.

Washington State University