Forestry Policies (Louisiana)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Louisiana

Applies to States or Provinces Louisiana
Name Forestry Policies (Louisiana)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-06-27
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary
Information Source Statewide Assessment and Strategy:


Louisiana's Forests are managed by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. In 2010 the Department issued the Statewide Forest Resource Assessment and Strategy. The report identifies the harvesting of forestry residues for biomass energy as an untapped resource with great potential, and recognized Louisiana as an ideal location to develop biomass energy:

The document also states the goal of the Louisiana Office of Forestry to encourage effective and efficient use of woody biomass for renewable energy, including supply and demand opportunity assessment and provision of information and technical assistance to support programs and services promoting utilization of woody biomass.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Wade Dubea
Department Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry

Phone 225-952-4500