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CRSF Releases CAFS Phase 2 Highlights Report

The Center for Advanced Forestry Systems report highlights projects begun under phase 2 of this NSF I/URC grant. UMaine’s CRSF is the lead site for CAFS. More information on this project can be found on the CAFS webpage here. Many of the problems and opportunities facing the management of forests today bridge disciplinary and regional […]

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FCCI Releases Maine Carbon Budget Fact Sheet

A group of University of Maine faculty (many affiliated with CRSF’s Forest Climate Change Initiative) and graduate students, joined by a geology professor from Bates and a Maine Forest Service staff member, have recently compiled, synthesized, and analyzed an estimate of Maine’s carbon budget between 2006-2016 by major emissions source and land use category. This […]

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2019 Annual Report Released

The 2019 CRSF Annual Report has now been released; it can be accessed on our website here. In addition to project summaries based on studies being done at affiliated long-term research forest sites (Howland Research Forest, Penobscot Experimental Forest, Holt Research Forest), the report covers the development of two new key initiatives under the CRSF: […]

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FCCI Science and Practice Forum

Our forests are at risk. As foresters and natural resource professionals, we are on the front lines of climate change. How do we decide what actions to take in order to make our forests more resilient? Join University of Maine’s Forest Climate Change Initiative (FCCI) for an interactive Science & Practice Forum to catalyze scientist-manager discussions about […]

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New 10-Year Holt Research Forest Strategic Plan Released

News release Oct. 14, 2019 Contact: Jack Witham, CRSF associate scientist, jwitham@maine.edu   Orono, Maine — The University of Maine Center for Research on Sustainable Forests has published the 2019-2029 Holt Research Forest Strategic Plan. The strategic plan grew out of a recent National Science Foundation Biological Field Stations and Marine Laboratories planning grant that […]

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