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Wood may be the forest product people think of first, but clean air and water are used the most. Healthy woods give us these benefits and others, like space for learning and recreation. We support forest stewardship and markets for forest products, so working woodlands will keep giving.

2019 Wood Innovations Program Request for Proposals - Funding opportunity is closed for 2018. Check back around mid-October for information about the potential 2019 Wood Innovation Funding Opportunity.
Hispanic Worker Integration Site - Work-related resources for Hispanic workers and employers.
References for Managing Hispanic Workers - Working with Hispanic Employees.
Statewide Wood Energy Teams Cooperative Agreements - Statewide Wood Energy Teams Cooperative Agreements were started in 2013 in an effort to increase the knowledge and use of woody biomass for energy.
Urban Wood Utilization - View archived semi-annual Urban Wood Utilization Webcasts.
Webcast Archive - View archived WERC industry-oriented webcasts.
Wood Education and Resource Center - Overview of the program.
Wood Education and Resource Center (WERC) Search - Provides synopsis and related details of prior funded projects.
Wood Innovations Home - Provides basic information about the Wood Innovations program.
Wood Innovations Reporting Requirements - Provides information to grantees regarding annual and final progress reports requirements.
Wood Products Markets - A grant category focused on promoting markets that create or expand the demand for non-energy based wood products.
Wood to Energy Grants - A grant category focused on promoting wood energy type projects such as engineering services necessary for final design, cost analysis and permitting process for wood energy systems.
Woody Biomass Competitive Grant Projects - Synopsis of prior funded grants related to wood energy.
Woody Biomass Home - “Woody biomass” refers to the woody parts of trees and other plants, including limbs, tops, needles, and leaves. Sources of biomass include forests, rangelands, and urban tree waste.
Woody Biomass Information - This portion of the web site specifically addresses one of WERC’s primary goals:  Promote the sustainable utilization of woody biomass for energy and value-added products.
Woody Biomass Results - The benefits of the Woody Biomass Technical Support Team were realized immediately.  Results can be viewed by viewing the preliminary assessment reports.
Woody Biomass Technical Assistance - Information about a technical assistance team focused on provided unbiased information about wood energy systems.
Workshops and Training Opportunities - The Wood Education and Resource Center is working with various partners throughout the eastern United States in sponsoring, developing and hosting various workshops and training opportunities for the...
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