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2011 Southern Utah Biomass Field Day

A pinyon-juniper slash pile

A pinyon-juniper slash pile on a mechanical treatment site south of Beaver, Utah.

The BioBaler transforms loose plant debris

The BioBaler transforms loose plant debris into neatly compacted bales.

The Wood-Mizer LT-50 portable sawmill

The Wood-Mizer LT-50 portable sawmill with freshly milled juniper planks.

The RTC 22/500 functioned as a grinder

The RTC 22/500 functioned as a grinder for small-to-mid-sized pinyon and juniper trees.

Field day participants

Field day participants inspect a finished product of the Wood-Mizer sawmill

Piles of wood chips

Piles of wood chips dot the landscape. A mechanical treatment was prescribed for the area.

The Fecon RTC 22/500

The Fecon RTC 22/500 made for an impressive silhouette on the horizon.

A Wood-Mizer sawmill

A Wood-Mizer sawmill operator aligns a log to be sawn.

The RTC 22/500 working

The RTC 22/500 working efficiently to turn felled trees into wood chips.

The Vermeer WC 2300

The Vermeer WC 2300 is an example of a platform wood chipper.

The Fecon BullHog Forestry Attachment

The Fecon BullHog Forestry Attachment served as an all-purpose grinder.

the gasifier

A close up of the gasifier.

Director

Director of the Office of Energy Development Amanda Smith, Energy Advisor Samantha Julian and UBRG co-chair Dallas Hanks. (L to R)

A CAT skid

A CAT skid steer with a Dymax Ranch Axe Tree Shear made short work of trees.

The University of Montana

The University of Montana arrived with a portable wood-to-energy gasifie

The Fecon BullHog Forestry Attachment

The Fecon BullHog Forestry Attachment on a Bobcat skid steer.

The Multitek 1610EZ

The Multitek 1610EZ & Erosion Sock Filler converted loose materials into biodegradable erosion prevention socks.

The Responsible Wood Inc

The Responsible Wood Inc. wood splitter transformed entire trees into manageable firewood-sized pieces.