Southern Utah Biomass Field Day, June 2011
A pinyon-juniper slash pile on a mechanical treatment site south of Beaver, Utah.
The BioBaler transforms loose plant debris into neatly compacted bales.
The Wood-Mizer LT-50 portable sawmill with freshly milled juniper planks.
The RTC 22/500 functioned as a grinder for small-to-mid-sized pinyon and juniper trees.
Field day participants inspect a finished product of the Wood-Mizer sawmill
Piles of wood chips dot the landscape. A mechanical treatment was prescribed for the area.
The Fecon RTC 22/500 made for an impressive silhouette on the horizon.
A Wood-Mizer sawmill operator aligns a log to be sawn.
The RTC 22/500 working efficiently to turn felled trees into wood chips.
The Vermeer WC 2300 is an example of a platform wood chipper.
The Fecon BullHog Forestry Attachment served as an all-purpose grinder.
A close up of the gasifier.
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 steer with a Dymax Ranch Axe Tree Shear made short work of trees.
The University of Montana arrived with a portable wood-to-energy gasifie
The Fecon BullHog Forestry Attachment on a Bobcat skid steer.
The Multitek 1610EZ & Erosion Sock Filler converted loose materials into biodegradable erosion prevention socks.
The Responsible Wood Inc. wood splitter transformed entire trees into manageable firewood-sized pieces.