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Western Montana Corridor work available online

Front page of the NARA WMC website
Front page of the NARA WMC website

NARA is tasked to provide a supply chain analysis for converting forest residuals to biojet fuel and lignin-based co-products within the northwestern United States defined within the Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana state borders. University students and their mentors, through the Integrated Design Experience (IDX) course, provide much of the work …more

Grades 7-12 biofuels curriculum released to educators

 

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One of the five NARA project goals is to increase bioenergy literacy among students, educators, professionals and the general public. For students and educators, NARA funds and participates in a number of programs targeted to K-12 and higher education students.

For a listing of the student education opportunities provided by NARA, view here.

Developing and distributing curricula that translates NARA research to middle …more

NARA has a presence at the Joint Center for Aerospace Technology Innovation (JCATI) Symposium

 

Ralph Cavalieri speaking at the JCATI Symposium
Ralph Cavalieri speaking at the JCATI Symposium

Over 100 participants attended the Joint Center for Aerospace Technology Innovation (JCATI) Symposium held April 21st at Washington State University in Pullman Washington. JCATI was established in 2012 by the Washington state governor and legislature to foster industry and academia collaboration within Washington State. Some of the topics for the …more

NARA represented at CAAFI 2014 General Meeting in Washington DC

 

NARA Director Ralph Cavalieri attends CAAFI 2014 General Meeting and Expo
NARA Director Ralph Cavalieri attends CAAFI 2014 General Meeting and ExpoCAAFI 2014 General Meeting & Expo

Posted by Michael Wolcott, NARA project co-director

NARA is well represented at CAAFI’s flagship meeting around alternative aviation fuels. We are joining a majority of the biofuels industry, the US air carriers, Boeing, FAA, USDA, DOE, NIST, EPA, and …more

SAVE THE DATE: NARA will sponsor a Northwest Wood-Based Biofuels + Co-Products Conference in April 2014

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It has been just over two years since the USDA invested $80 million to facilitate the development of a sustainable wood to biofuels and co-products industry in the northwest United States.  This investment created the Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) and Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest (AHB): two projects with multiple partners focused on softwood and hardwood feedstocks respectively.

These projects …more