Southern Utah Biomass Field Day, June 2011 | Utah Biomass Resources USU

    Southern Utah Biomass Field Day, June 2011

    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.