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 featured 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
Be Aware: Poisonous Plants in Maine
Plenty of plants and vine species are completely harmless to humans, and good for the environment in general. Other species are less friendly, as brushing up against some plants results in a painful or itchy rash.

Bat Boxes: A Benefit for Woodland Ecosystems and People
Bats are predators of the night and help maintain a balanced woodland ecosystem.

Avoid Landscape Catastrophe by Planting Deer Resistant Plants
Woodland owners often consider whether enough resources are available to keep migrating deer properly fed.