The summer issue (Vol. 58, no. 3) of Western Forester takes on a biomass theme. Two of the articles within this issue discuss NARA. In “No Hiding in the Woods: Biomass development Requires Engagement, Integration and Innovation”, Marcus Kauffman, Biomass Resource Specialist for the Oregon Department of Forestry, makes a case for stakeholder participation and highlights NARA’s involvement in developing a regional industry.

In “From Wood to Wing: NARA Works to Harness Woody Biomass for Aviation Biofuel, NARA Outreach Team Members Eini Lowell and Scott Leavengood, provide an overview of the NARA project with an emphasis on work to develop regional supply chains.