FAIRBANKS- Every 18 months, several agencies team up to host a conference for wood users across the state. This season, the Alaska Wood Energy Conference will come to Fairbanks and will focus on rural and interior heating issues, including sustainable wood gathering, air quality concerns, and new technologies. This Friday, is the early registration deadline for the 3 day conference, which costs $150, after Friday, registration costs $200. Conference details and registration can be found at: www.uaf.edu/ces. The conference runs from April 15th through the 17th.