Biomass open house Oct. 22 in McBain


National Bioenergy Day open house, Wed., Oct. 22

Join Michigan Biomass and its partners in celebrating the Second Annual National Bioenergy Day with a public open house at Viking Energy in McBain, Wed., Oct. 22, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will include free hotdogs and chips, plant tours, a display of fire-fighting equipment, interpretive displays on wildlife and habitat, and information for forest owners.

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The event is one of dozens nationwide intended to showcase heat and electricity produced from biomass resources, and highlight its many benefits: forest health, reduced risk of catastrophic wildfire, habitat development, and local jobs and economies.

Event partners are the Michigan Association of Timbermen, Michigan Forest Products Council, the Wexford and Missaukee county Conservation Districts, AIS Equipment, Hydrolake, Inc., Biewer Lumber, Viking Energy of McBain, Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Forest Service.

For more information, call Michigan Biomass at 989-763-0672, or e-mail at gary.melow@michiganbiomass.com.

Visit www.bioenergyday.com to learn more about the this nationwide event, and bioenergy.