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John Ackerly

John Ackerly

John Ackerly is the Founder and President of Alliance for Green Heat, a non-profit that promotes cleaner and more efficient residential wood and pellet heating, with a strong focus on low and middle-income families. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Biomass Thermal Energy Council, the Board of Advisors of the Maryland Clean Energy Center and the Steering Committee of the Northeast Biomass Thermal Working Group. He has testified before Congress numerous times and has been a frequent commentator for the BBC, CNN and VOA. He attended Dartmouth College and American University Law School. He is an avid rock climber, outdoorsman and wood stove aficionado. He lives in Takoma Park, Maryland with his wife Nina Smith and son Sammy.

John Ulrich’s award-winning Tree Farm south of Kalispell, Montana

Evergreen Foundation

This thinning on John Ulrich’s award-winning Tree Farm south of Kalispell, Montana is typical of the way in which the state’s tree farmers manage their lands. more »

Jul 14, 2015 11:38 AM , Photo Gallery

As winter approaches, the groundwork is being laid for a perfect storm of unprecedented firewood shortages in the Northeast and Great Lake states. more »

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