Extension & Service
Wood Magic Science Fair
The department developed, planned and hosted the Wood Magic Science Fair in 1995. For 20 years, the fair has educated third- and fourth-graders on the importance of natural resources, including forestry, forest products, and wildlife and fisheries.
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Depending on the level of identification that is needed, it may only take a glance at the wood or it may take several hours and the use of a microscope.
The Department of Sustainable Bioproducts is currently working with individuals and companies in Mississippi to help improve process conditions to produce high quality wood pellets economically.