Protecting Waters in Forest Operations - Augusta
Start Date/Time:
Thursday, March 29, 2018 1:30 PM
End Date/Time:
Thursday, March 29, 2018 4:00 PM
Recurring Event:
One time event
Normal Priority
Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Dr, Augusta

 Location:  Augusta Civic Center,76 Community Drive, Augusta

"Protecting Waters in Forest Operations" is one of the sessions at the 2018 Maine Sustainability & Water Conference  which is being held during the afternoon session.

Chair: Anil Kizhakkepurakkal, School of Forest Resources, UMaine

One of the major impacts from any forest operation is related with sedimentation to water bodies. Even though this risk of sedimentation is comparatively less than other land uses, forest operations can have detrimental effects if not properly executed. Over the years, loggers and foresters have adopted several strategies (also known as Best Management Practices) to minimize these impact during the operations. This session will focus on various aspects of forest operations related to water bodies including, training programs, stream protection in Maine, and legal aspects.

Maine’s Timber Harvesting Rules: Terri Coolong, Maine Forest Service

Maine’s Progress in Logger Training and BMP Administration:
Pat Sirois, Maine Forest Products Council
Tom Gilbert, Maine Forest Service

An Economic Approach to Estimating the Effectiveness of Forestry BMPs:
Ariel Listo (student), Adam Daigneault, Lloyd Irland
​University of Maine
The Irland Group

Stream Smart Crossings on Maine’s Forest Lands: Sarah Haggerty, Maine Audubon

A complete description of the session can be found here.

To attend just the afternoon session, the fee is $20.  To attend  the entire conference, which runs from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, the fee is $45.  For more information about registration and fees, click here To see the agenda for the conference, click here.

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