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Our NC Woody Biomass program provides educational opportunities and professional services related to the development of economic opportunities related to woody biomass-based alternative energy. This is accomplished through our expertise in outreach, research, and our ability to build partnerships. We work with NC Cooperative Extension agents in all 100 counties and partners, providing publications and online resources, conferences, county meetings, and field demonstrations. The program’s goal is to provide education and materials that promote economic opportunities related to woody biomass-based renewable energy. The program provides resource analyses to major utilities, private industries and others, a forum on bioenergy and other forms of alternative energy for the larger community. The program has publications and other resources available for your use. These materials provide information for anyone interested in learning more about woody biomass-based renewable energy. Select the resource below.

See what a landowner and business owner think about utilizing woody biomass as a feedstock for energy production by viewing our videos below.

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Key Contacts

Need to know more information about our NC Woody Biomass program? Here are some key contacts if you need to get in touch with us.

Helene Cser
Emphasis: Bioenergy resources

4227 Jordan Hall II, NCSU Campus
Phone: 919-513-2579
Fax: 919-515-6883

Dennis Hazel, Ph.D.
Emphasis: Forest Productivity, Christmas Tree Production
4229 Jordan Hall II, NCSU Campus
Phone: 919-515-5573
Fax: 919-515-6883

James Jeuck
Emphasis: General Forestry, Forest Herbicides
4217 Jordan Hall II, NCSU Campus
Phone: 919-515-5574
Fax: 919-515-6883

Mark Megalos, Ph.D.
Emphasis: Forest Management, Taxes/Incentive Programs, Conservation Easements
4219 Jordan Hall II, NCSU Campus
Phone: 919-513-1202
Fax: 919-515-6883

Robert Bardon, Ph.D.
Emphasis: Community Forestry, Marketing, Woodlot Management
4233 Jordan Hall II, NCSU Campus
Phone: 919-515-5575
Fax: 919-515-6883