Wood Producers Council Meeting in Northampton February 7th

22 Jan

The Massachusetts Wood Producers Council will hold its winter meeting at the Bluebonnet Restaurant in Northampton on Thursday, February 7th, from 5 to 9:30 pm.

The evening will begin at 5 pm with registration and social hour, followed by the Bluebonnet’s famous buffet dinner at 6. The program will begin at 7 pm.

We’ve lined up a great set of speakers:

·         Dr. Jonathan Parrott, Mass DOER, on APS regulations and the impact on the industry

·         Felicia Hubacz, Mass DCR, on forest health and invasives

·         William Hill, Mass DCR, on forestry on state lands

·         Jennifer Fish, Mass DCR, on DCR’s efforts on municipal and private lands

·         Charlie Niebling, New England Wood Pellet, on the pellet market

·         Jeff Hutchins, on Cross-Laminated Timber and its future markets in Mass

·         Jamie Dammann, Pinetree Power, on biomass markets

·         Grant Richards, Cook Forest Products (new Wood Producers Council chair) on future plans for the Council

Chris Egan will also provide a legislative update and will discuss a new award.


Timber harvester and forester continuing education credits will be available.

Cost of the dinner is $35 for Forest Alliance members, $45 for non-members 

Register online for the meeting by clicking here.

 Prefer to do things the old-fashioned way? Download and print a registration form to mail in with a check. 


We hope to see you there on the 7th!