What is biomass?

Biomass is a term for living or recently living plant or animal materials such as solid wood, bark, leaves, roots, seeds, and stalks, even microbial and animal metabolic wastes. In the context of energy, the term “biomass” refers to such …

What is woody biomass?

Considered as a resource, woody biomass is most often identified with energy production, mulch, or soil amendments. Specific sources of woody biomass include: otherwise non-merchantable trees, logging residues in the form of tree tops and branches, wildfire fuel-reduction thinnings, salvage …

What is logging slash?

Generally, slash refers to any material left on the ground after trees have been cut. Slash is usually the limbs and the tops of trees. Technically, logs waiting to be transported to another location are considered as slash when taking …