Cottrell-Baldwin Lecture Series Explores the Future of Wood Energy
Hillsborough, N.H., March 1, 2009—Join the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests and the NH Division of Forests and Lands at their annual Cottrell-Baldwin Environmental Lecture series on Tuesday evenings in March and April, 2009 from 7 pm – 8:30 pm to learn about the current state of wood markets and the booming demand for more local wood products.
Local Lumber – Grown, Cut, Milled and Sold Near You
|Find out how to access locally grown lumber for building projects and discover how your purchases support the local forest economy.|
Wood Energy – The Statewide Bio-fuels Market
|Learn about wood energy commodities, emerging markets, and the booming statewide demand for more local wood energy.|
Cordwood – Heating Your Home
|Find the cost per Btu of cordwood compared to oil or propane and get tips for selecting, storing and seasoning cordwood.|
Forests, Forestry and Climate Change
|Learn about the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) and discover the role that New Hampshire’s forests play in carbon storage.|
All programs will be held in the Henry I. Baldwin Environmental Center at Caroline A. Fox Research and Demonstration Forest, 309 Center Road in Hillsborough, NH. The Board of Licensure for Foresters has been approved the Cottrell-Baldwin Series for CEU credits. Cordwood – Heating Your Home is approved for 1 CEU credit; all other workshops are approved for 1.5 CEU credits.
The Cottrell-Baldwin Environmental Lecture Series celebrates the environment and scholarly legacy of Bill and Annette Cottrell and State Research Forester Henry Baldwin. The lecture series is co-sponsored by the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests, UNH Cooperative Extension, the New Hampshire Division of Forests and Lands – Caroline A. Fox Research and Demonstration Forest.
Pre-registration is not required; contact Tina at 224-9945 ext. 313 or for details and directions.
Founded in 1901, the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests is the state's oldest and largest non-profit land conservation organization. Supported by 10,000 families and businesses, the Forest Society's mission is to perpetuate the forests of New Hampshire by establishing permanent conservation areas and promoting the wise stewardship of private lands. For more information, visit www.forestsociety.org.