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Six new biomass projects projected for the state

...Biomass boilers can be built to heat individual buildings or groups of buildings. They can be stoked with cord wood, wood chips or wood pellets, and have increased in popularity as heating oil has gone up in price.In 2010, the Sealaska Corporation...
Gimme a smile: Playing with fire I taught my kid how to play with fire - what's wrong with this picture? The boys started out with smoldering wood chips, and worked their way up to bona fide bonfires at the end of our driveway (we made them relocate from the middle of...
Caught in the act: Larry and the Chip-munks of Hoonah ship passenger who visits Icy Strait Point this tourist season. The Seniors volunteer their time stuffing these wood chips and for each box of about 800, ISP/Huna Totem Corporation donates $40 to the Hoonah Senior Center to help offset...
2012 Alaska State Fair Farm Family of the Year Announced several Alaska State Fairs. The Martins are currently expanding their operation by experimenting with fish waste, wood chips and other materials in their gardens to improve and produce a high-quality top soil.The Martins' four children were...
Woody biomass generator tested

...per kwh.These gasifiers will use wood chips and wood scrap from the mill as opposed...owns the mill with his wife.Add wood chips and fire up the gasifier "and you've...Icy Strait Lumber will supply the wood chip fuel to the museum.Sealaska procured...
On the Trails: Dung - a resource for its producers

...incubates the eggs and broods the chicks. She seals herself into the tree hole by closing the opening with her feces, wood chips, and leftover food scraps, a mixture that hardens, leaving just a narrow slit through which the male feeds her and...
Timber scraps providing heat

...owner of TR Miles, Technical Consultants, a biomass energy firm in Portland, Wash. That's the major reason for the wood chip euphoria on Prince of Wales Island. Craig and Thorne Bay have ready access to a large supply of wood waste from the island's...
Mat-Su voters may decide dock plan

...project marks a rare public-private partnership for the borough in which the borough's $10 million share is joined by a timber firm paying $3 million in materials, plus $8 million for a loading conveyor to move gravel and wood chips.
Mat-Su voters to decide on $10 million dock extension bond

...NPI LLC, a timber firm that hopes to begin shipping wood chips from Mat-Su and Copper River forests to Asian markets...exclusive right to move specific bulk commodities such as wood chips and gravel across the dock using an $8 million conveyor...
Artist: 'I love being creative'

Abel Ryan told a story as wood chips fell onto his lap from a birch woodcarving at the Alaska State Museum. Ryan told a story both with words and with his carving...


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