Restoration Fuels is a commercial scale thermal treatment facility in John Day, Oregon. We use small-diameter thinnings and low-value residuals from restoration treatments on National Forests to produce advanced carbon products.
Across the western US forest health is declining. A century of wildfire suppression has left our forests increasingly vulnerable to the threat of disease, infestation, catastrophic wildfire, and the effects of climate change.
Reversing the trends of increased wildfires and declining forest health requires increasing restoration treatments. To do this requires markets for thinnings, branches, and other woody materials that come from sustainable forest management.
We will provide for a new market that supports forest restoration while integrating with existing business and infrastructure and creating economic opportunities for the communities with which we work. Our products are used to help restore lands and support decarbonization of our economy.