Why become a member?

Owning woodland is fun and rewarding. But we know it is not always easy to find the information you are looking for or get the help you need. Since 1975, we have been the organization that works to help, support and represent the interests of small woodland owners.

60th Annual Forestry Field Day

This year's Field Day on Saturday, Sept. 6 will feature old favorites and new surprises at Hidden Valley Nature Center, 131 Egypt Rd. in Jefferson.


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Plan for the Future of your Woodlot

Succession Planning Informational Series Planning for the future of your woodland or succession planning is something all woodland owners must do to ensure the future stewardship of their property.

Become A Woodland Steward Become A Woodland Steward

This interactive program was designed with the private woodland owner in mind. Try it yourself to see if you are already a woodland steward.

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Watch a video of woodland stewardship (left). Brought to you by the Maine Forest Service

News You Can Use News You Can Use
Tips to Attract Song Birds to your Property
One of the best parts of owning a piece of forestland is waking up to the sound of songbirds in the area. No walk through the timber is complete without those melodies.

5 Tips for Fire Safety on Woodland Property
One of a forest property owner’s greatest dangers is a forest fire. Blazes can quickly consume large amounts of property, including homes built within timber areas.

The Emerald Ash Borer: 15 Facts
In 2002, the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an invasive species that feeds on ash trees, was found in Michigan. Since then, it has spread throughout much of the United States and into Canada.