The following resources provide an overview of the current utilization and supply of biomass in Minnesota. They should not be used in place of a formal analysis or consultation when seriously considering the development of a new biomass facility.
Minnesota's Wood Fiber Supply For BioBusiness Opportunities » Are you interested in Minnesota's forest resources for bioindustrial development—check out this pamphlet for FAQs
Biomass webinar » DNR's biomass consultant, Anna Dirkswager, presents a webinar on the scope and scale of Minnesota's biomass resources and biomass market constraints and opportunities.
Development of Procedures to Assess Brushland Resources for Woody Biomass Energy Markets » A pilot project was completed to assess shrubland density over a several-county area using a combination of on-site biomass measurements and remote sensing techniques. A simple technique for appraising brushland biomass volumes for markets was developed for use by field resource managers.
Minnesota Logged Area Residue Analysis » This report summarizes the results of data collected on woody logging residue remaining on harvested sites across Minnesota.