Shasta College HELO program

Our Mission:

The Wood Products and Bioenergy Program seeks to maintain and enhance the wood products infrastructure of California to support healthy resilient forests along with the people and ecosystems that depend on them.

Our Vision: 

Support the creation of a robust and diversified wood products industry to facilitate the economic and sustainable management of California’s forests.

Our Interests: 

Existing and emerging technologies related to:

● Solid wood and chip product processing and manufacturing

● Bioenergy, including power generation and fuel production

● Forest-related workforce development


Program Contacts

John McCarthy

Division Chief, Planning

(916) 531-6110 

Justin Britton

Division Chief, Operations

(916) 224-7337

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The Wood Products and Bioenergy Program is part of California Climate Investments (CCI), a statewide program that puts billions of Cap-and-Trade dollars to work reducing GHG emissions, strengthening the economy, and improving public health and the environment – particularly in disadvantaged communities.