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.

2016 Forestry Field Day

The 2016 Forestry Field Day is Saturday, September 10, 2016. Learn more here.



 

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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.

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Plan for the Future of your Woodlot

Succession Planning

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

Interactive Program

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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
New Pellet Plants Planned to Fill Market NicheNew Pellet Plants Planned to Fill Market Niche
Pellet plants designed for small landowners are on the drawing board, and, in one case, ready to start up, as Maine wood markets adjust to the dearth in demand for softwood pulp produced by the closure of several paper mills.


Invasive Plants 101:  Autumn OliveInvasive Plants 101: Autumn Olive

The abundant red-orange fruits of autumn olive make it easy to spot this time of year.  A single shrub can produce over 50,000 seeds.




White Pine Disease:  An UpdateWhite Pine Disease: An Update
Once again this year, a lot of white pine needles are turning brown and dropping off in large numbers. The cause is ...