Catchment Area Analysis of Forest Management and Market Trends: LaSalle BioEnergy

Active management by corporate owners is increasing forest carbon stock, says Drax Forestry team, reviewing evidence from Forisk Consulting

The aim of this analysis is to evaluate the trends occurring in the forestry sector around the plant and to determine what impact the pellet mill may have had in influencing those trends, positively or negatively. This includes the impact of increased harvesting levels, changes in carbon stock and sequestration rate, wood prices and the production of all wood products.

Read the full report: LaSalle, Louisiana Catchment Area Analysis. A summary by the Drax forestry team is here.

This is part of a series of catchment area analyses around the forest biomass pellet plants supplying Drax Power Station with renewable fuel. Others in the series include: Amite BioEnergy and Morehouse BioEnergy.

Explore every delivery of wood to Morehouse BioEnergy using our ForestScope data transparency tool.