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Foraging on Private Land Without Permission Illegal
Folks who have been picking fiddleheads or mushrooms lately need to know that they are required by law to get the landowner’s permission. I’m sure this is a surprise to many of them.

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Tom Doak Discusses Large Game Management on Public Radio
Tom Doak, the executive director of Maine Woodland Owners, was a guest speaker this week on Maine Calling, a Maine Public Radio program.  The topic was "Maine's Big Game Wildlife Plan."  The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is currently working on rewriting the plan. To listen to a recording of the program, click here.


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Maine Woodland Owners has compiled a list of both portable and stationary sawmills in the state of Maine, modeled after the list that had been produced by The Maine Forest Service.  This updated list of sawmills provides information about services and  products, locations, and contact information.    To see the list, click here.

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Enhanced FIG Website Promotes Learning
A revitalized Forest Inventory Growth (FIG) website will help connect Maine students to the forests that now occupy 90% of the state’s land area.

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New 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.

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Pine Tree Camp Hosts 62nd Field Day
Pine Tree Camp in Rome will host the 62nd annual Maine Woodland Owners / Tree Farm field day, the largest outdoor gathering for both organizations, on Saturday, Sept. 10. The camp, a project of the Pine Tree Society, hosts more than 650 children and adults with disabilities for its summer programs, and maintains a 285-acre woodlot that qualified for Maine Outstanding Tree Farm honors.

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Know Your Soils:  Woodland Tour Explores Growing Maine's Most Perennial Crop

 “Trees are like any other crop,” David Rocque, Maine State Soil Scientist, says, in that they thrive with specific soil conditions.  He warns against “shoe horning” trees in places where they won’t be happy.  Rocque recommends ...

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Maple Syrup and Maple Bark
Can I tap this tree?        I could, if I wanted to tap a ...

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Take a Conservation Survey
Take a survey and help determine state and local natural resource programs and funding opportunities in the coming five year cycle.  

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Shoreland Zoning Affects Timber Harvesting Statewide
Shoreland zoning laws help to keep our waters clean; at least that’s the intent. This set of laws, as it relates to timber harvesting ...

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