Western Alaska Firewood Analysis
Publication Number: FWM-00130
Author/Sponsor: Robert F. Gorman
This publication illustrates the city of Bethel’s attempts to boost its economy and find a reasonably priced heating substitute for heating oil. This publication is a feasibility study of firewood harvesting, processing and distribution in the area. Also included in the study are analysis of management operations, financial analysis, and recommendations for communities considering such an enterprise.