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The Ten Biggest Mistakes, Revisited
Tom Doak of Maine Woodland Owners has done many presentations on his list of “The Ten Biggest Mistakes Woodland Owners Make.” Here is a new list to think about: “The Ten Biggest Mistakes Woodland Owners Make When Having a Harvest.” The two lists overlap some. I’ll share the story of one of those calls I don’t like to get, as a reminder of certain things to think about when planning to have your woodlot harvested. This is a true story, though without some of the identifying details.

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Now available:  MFS 2014 Stumpage Price, Silvicultural Activities and Wood Processor Reports
Click here for a copy of the 2014 Maine Forest Service reports.

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Take-home Information from Maine Woodland Owners-Foresters Event in Windsor

Want a copy of the 23-page handout, Rehabilitation Silviculture for Small Woodlots, from the Windsor Field Tour on June 19?  Click here.

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Understanding the Current State of Maine’s Watershed

Water is a valuable resource we cannot live without.  In fact, just over 70% of the human body is made up of water. This makes clean water crucial all over the United States, but particularly in places like Maine where woodlands, rivers, ponds, and oceans make up a great deal of the overall topography.

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Your Woods: The Natural Resource Machine
If you have a nature-based hobby, Maine is a wonderful state for you.  We’re home to thousands of acres of pristine woodlands and water sources, and many of our residents have them in their own backyards.

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3 Ways to Tell if Your Trees Are Being Damaged by Invasive Species
Maine's beautiful forests are susceptible to a host of invasive species. From wood borers to defoliators to disease, these species can quickly damage and kill a large amount of forest.

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Invasive Plants in Your Woodlands and How to Get Rid of Them
Invasive plants in Maine can be severely detrimental to woodlands. They feed off and suffocate delicate undergrowth and threaten the ecosystem of forests.

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Maine is known as one of the most naturally beautiful states in the country. In particular, our forests attract thousands of tourists each year.

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Learning the Lessons of Powerful Storms
The storm on Sunday, Nov. 2, came as a blast of early, wet, heavy snow with winds packing the snow into tree crowns

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Our properties provide us with recreation and natural beauty. They do a lot more for many other species – especially birds.

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