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City Forest Products Slates April 28 Launch Party

City Forest Products LLC (CFP), described by its principal as "a new social enterprise that creates value from urban woods," will host a launch party 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Friday, April 28 at Standing Passengers, 1458 W. Chicago Ave, Chicago.
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Four Urban Wood Firms Snare Wood-Mizer Awards


Four enterprises recognized in Wood-Mizer LLC's 2016 Business Best Contest are participating in their respective local urban wood movements. Entrants were judged on business practices, ethics, organization, and maintaining high-quality standards throughout their operations.

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Reclaimed Ash Furniture in Iowa Home Show Expo Spotlight

Furniture made from trees infested by the emerald ash borer was recently showcased at the Home & Remodeling Show at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. The Des Moines Register reported that the solid wood furnishings were crafted by Aronson Woodworks, a local custom woodworking business owned by Clay and Megan Aronson.

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U.S. Forest Service Strategizes Woody Biomass Utilization


The U.S. Forest Service offers a variety of resources for woody biomass utilization, including a 22-page downloadable publication. The Forest Service's strategy includes promoting and offering guidance on the removal of woody biomass from federal and private lands to achieve "a variety of critical benefits."

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