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Tree Growth Still in the Spotlight
      As I write this, many of the thorniest issues the Legislature is grappling with remain unresolved.  There has been movement of a number of issues related to woodland owners, however. 

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Putting a Battery-Powered Chainsaw to the Test

Have you ever used an electric chainsaw?  Maine Woodland Owners board member Mike Dann tried one out on his woodlot and provided feedback.

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Family donates 2,500 acres of forestland to Maine Woodland Owners
Read the complete article that appeared in the Portland Press Herald here.

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Going, Going:  Maine's Biggest White Pine Slated for Removal

Visit Maine's biggest white pine, located in Morrill, before it's removed later this year.

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Forestry Training Sessions Now Available Online
     If you missed the 2017 training sessions of the Northeast Silviculture Institute for Foresters, you can watch them now from the comfort of your own home. 

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Are You a Birder, Or Just a Watcher?
Are you a birder or just a bird watcher?  Take Bob Duchesne's quiz and find out.

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Christmas Trees  Became a Tool of Discovery
The Christmas tree industry in the eastern U.S. dates to the 1800s. In 1901, a Norway spruce plantation was established in New Jersey for a choose-and-cut Christmas tree farm.

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Beech Bark Disease Can Be Amplified by Harvesting
Ongoing mechanical, partial harvests can result in conditions that foster sprouting of diseased beech. Sprout thickets are dominating many of our best-quality hardwood sites. 

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Quite the Show: a Big Year for Seed Crops
Keeping in touch with your woodlot is a continuing necessity for timely silviculture treatments, and for anticipating future conditions and needs. Monitoring seed crop cycles provides insight to natural regeneration dynamics.

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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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