10.674: Wood Utilization Assistance
Alternate Name: State and Private Forestry Wood Innovation Program
April 11, 2022
April 11, 2022
Provide direct technical assistance to Forest Service, state foresters, tribes, public and private organizations regarding new and emerging wood utilization technologies and products to effectively manage forests and extend the most efficient and effective economic opportunities to forest landowners. The State & Private Forestry staff provides expertise in science-based management decisions concerning forest products utilization, biofuels production, and woody biomass utilization that uses material removed to meet forest landowner goals. Program may include: (1) development of potential new products; (2) projects that showcase innovative uses for small diameter and low-valued hardwoods and softwoods; (3) reducing the challenge to economic and market barriers to the use of wood (4) provide seed money and gap funding for demonstration projects and (5) facilitate the creation/expansion of harvesting/processing/transporting enterprises around wildland urban interface areas threatened by catastrophic wildfires.
Type of Assistance
B - Project Grants
Entities eligible include: Non-profits, local, state, and Tribal governments, business, companies, corporations (for Profit), institutions of higher education, and special purpose districts, (public utilities districts, fire districts, conservation districts, or ports).