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Buying a Clean Burning Wood Stove (FS-939)

People chose to heat with wood for many different reasons. Your own personal priorities will help you decide what type of heater is best for you. Are you mainly looking to save money or decrease your fossil fuel consumption? Do you have a large or small space to heat? Do you value automation or...

Considerations for your Wood or Pellet Stove Installation (FS-940)

Unless you’re an expert and have been trained in wood stove installation, it’s better to have your stove put in by a certified hearth professional. Attempting to do the job yourself, while it may seem cheaper, is full of safety risks. Needless to say, it’s not recommended. And, there is a chance...

Biomass Boot Camp

Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Overhills Mansion
In April 2014, the Maryland Department of Environment passed new regulations to allow the use of wood and other biomass to fuel commercial boiler systems. This development allows schools, colleges, public buildings, businesses, hospitals, greenhouses, and other facilities to utilize wood from...
Branching Out - Winter 2014. Branching Out is published quarterly by the University of Maryland Extension's Woodland Stewardship Education program. To subscribe, go to extension.umd.edu/woodland/subscribe-branching-out or email editor Andrew A. Kling at akling1@umd.edu .More info

Best Practices in Wood and Pellet Stove Incentive Programs Webinar

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online
The University of Maryland Extension Woodland Stewardship Education program will host a one-hour webinar on Thursday, December 4th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. to provide an overview of the “best practices” in wood and pellet stove incentive programs across the United States. As renewable energy...
Branching Out - Fall 2014. Branching Out is published quarterly by the University of Maryland Extension's Woodland Stewardship Education program. To subscribe, go to extension.umd.edu/woodland/subscribe-branching-out or email editor Andrew A. Kling at akling1@umd.edu .More info

Learning How to Heat With Wood & Pellets… Save Money & Be Warm!

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Continuing Education Building, Rm. 205
Are you someone who heats with oil, propane, or a heat pump, but wants to know more before heating with wood or pellets? Is the high price of oil and propane and the predication of another cold winter getting you down? Perhaps you are interested in an inside stove or an outdoor wood boiler...
Branching Out Summer 2014 front page
Branching Out - Summer 2014. Branching Out is published quarterly by the University of Maryland Extension's Woodland Stewardship Education program. To subscribe, go to extension.umd.edu/woodland/subscribe-branching-out or email editor Andrew A. Kling at akling1@umd.edu .More info
Branching Out Spring 2014 front page
Branching Out - Spring 2014. Branching Out is published quarterly by the University of Maryland Extension's Woodland Stewardship Education program. To subscribe, go to extension.umd.edu/woodland/subscribe-branching-out or email editor Andrew A. Kling at akling1@umd.edu .More info

Wood Energy Facilities Tour

Wednesday, Mar. 12, 2014 (All day) to Thursday, Mar. 13, 2014 (All day)
Maryland Agriculture and Farm Park (staging site)
The use of wood chips to fuel biomass boilers to produce heat for institutional and commercial facilities is gaining increasing interest in Maryland. Unfortunately, clean burning wood technology is not well understood by facility managers, policymakers, local government officials, and other...

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