273 Symposium--Bioenergy and Soil Sustainability: Forest, Range and Wildlands: I

Oral Session
S07 Forest, Range & Wildland Soils As political, public, and scientific interests in using renewable energy sources increase, we need to revisit the issues related to sustainability. This symposium will attempt to cover the broad topic of what we know in forest soils about sustainability issues related to bioenergy opportunities.


Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition, Nutrient Management & Soil & Plant Analysis
Tuesday, October 18, 2011: 7:50 AM-12:15 PM
Henry Gonzalez Convention Center, Room 217D

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Ivan Fernandez and Thomas R. Fox
8:30 AM
Bioenergy Production and Soil Sustainability In the Pacific Northwest.
Robert Harrison, University of Washington; Kim Littke, University of Washington; Austin Himes, University of Washington; Paul Footen, University of Washington; Dave Briggs, University of Washington; Thomas Terry, Weyerhaeuser Corporation (retired) and USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station; Constance Harrington, Pacific Northwest National Lab.; Tim Harrington, Pacific Northwest National Lab.; Warren Devine, Pacific Northwest National Lab.; Scott Holub, Weyerhaeuser Co.; Stephen H. Schoenholtz, Virginia Tech; Robert Slesak, MN Forest Resources Council
9:00 AM
Bioenergy Opportunities In the Boreal: Assessing Soil/Site Sensitivity to Increased Biomass Removal.
Paul Hazlett, Canadian Forest Service (CFS); David Morris, Government of Ontario; Robert Fleming, CANADA, Government of
9:30 AM
Will Biomass Harvesting of Northern Hardwood Forests Lead to Nutrient Depletion In the Northeastern US?.
Ruth D. Yanai, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry; Matthew A. Vadeboncoeur, University of New Hampshire; Steven Hamburg, Environmental Defense Fund; Charles D. Canham, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; Joel D. Blum, University of Michigan
10:00 AM
11:45 AM
12:15 PM