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Forestry Policies (Ohio)

Eligibility 
Agricultural
Commercial
Program Info
State 
Ohio
Program Type 
Environmental Regulations
Provider 
Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Ohio's Forests are managed by the Department of Natural Resource, Division of Forestry. In 2010 Ohio issued its Statewide Forest Resource Assessment, including discussion of forest resources with respect to bioenergy in the state:
http://www.ohiodnr.com/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=p9QlYEh19%2bE%3d&tabid=...

In 2004 Ohio State University issued an inventory of biomass resources, "Assessing Ohio's Biomass Resources for Energy Potential Using GIS" including estimation of available forest residues:
http://www.puc.state.oh.us/emplibrary/files/media/biomass/bioenergyresou...

The Ohio Biomass Energy Program has issued the report "Utilization of Biomass Energy Resources in Ohio: A Linear Programming Model", which identifies potential sites for biomass power plants based on availability of forest and industrial wood residues:
http://www.puco.ohio.gov/puco/index.cfm/industry-information/industry-to...