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Emerald Ash Borer Found in Portland

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VANISHING: MORE THAN 1 IN 4 BIRDS HAS DISAPPEARED IN THE LAST 50 YEARS 

Read  Gustave Axelson's September 19th, 2019 report about the research the journal Science published that wild bird populations in the continental U.S. and Canada have declined by almost 30% since 1970.


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SEBAGO LAKE WATERSHED AND PORTLAND WATER DISTRICT: A DEMONSTRATION IN WOODLAND STEWARDSHIP

Watch a video of this unique partnership around woodland stewardship (left). Brought to you by the Maine Forest Service

Visit the Portland Water District's page about protection of Sebago Lake watershed

 

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Newell Family Celebrated at Forestry Field DayNewell Family Celebrated at Forestry Field Day
Despite very challenging weather conditions our annual Forestry Field Day, held on Saturday September 7th, went off without a hitch.


Retirement Meant Becoming Forest StewardsRetirement Meant Becoming Forest Stewards
When they had the opportunity to retire Maine Woodland Owners members Steve and Jo Laurich decided that their next move would be to realize a life goal: becoming stewards of their own woodlot. Their pursuit of a home on several acres of land isn’t a typical story of seeking rest and relaxation at the end of a career. The two were committed to spending this next stage of their lives working in the woods – but it had to be the right property.


Doak to Serve on Governor's ATV Task Force

Tom Doak, Maine Woodland Owners Executive Director, has been appointed to serve on the Task Force on All-Terrain Vehicle Trail Initiatives, and will represent the interests of woodland owners as the group works to develop a set of recommendations for the 2020 Legislature.