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The Northeastern States Research Cooperative announces a Request for Proposals

Northeastern States Research Cooperative announces a Request for Proposals. Details at: RFP Timeline: Pre-proposals are due by October 27, 2021. Full proposals will be due January 18, 2022. Notifications of final proposal selections will be made in April 2022. Funding will be awarded in May 2022 in time for the 2022 field season. The […]

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US Forest Size-Density at Potential Tipping Point?

The number of trees that can occupy any given space—known as live tree size-density metrics—have informed the management of forest stands for many decades. Monitoring key forest attributes across time and space is vital to ensure the health and effectiveness of large-scale management efforts and policies. This just-released peer-reviewed article in Scientific Reports (, co-authored […]

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CRSF Continues NSF EPSCoR INSPIRES Project into Year 3; Awarded Supplemental Funding

The Center for Research on Sustainable Forests (CRSF) is pleased to announce ongoing support for the INSPIRES EPSCoR RII Track-2 (Award #1920908; Leveraging Intelligent Informatics and Smart Data for Improved Understanding of Northern Forest Ecosystem Resiliency) project. INSPIRES is a multi-jurisdictional effort across Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont led by project investigator Dr. Aaron Weiskittel of the University of Maine’s CRSF. INSPIRES […]

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Natural Climate Solutions for Forestry & Agriculture Final Report and Fact Sheets Now Available

Natural climate solutions (NCS), such as planting trees, reducing tillage, managing manure, and conserving land that sequester carbon or reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions can affect near-term climate change mitigation goals in cost-effective ways while also enhancing ecosystem services. Natural Climate Solutions for Forestry and Agriculture in Maine: Finial Report is a comprehensive assessment evaluating […]

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Northeastern States Research Cooperative Announces 13 Research Awards for the Northern Forest

Innovative research in Maine will support sustainable forest management needs Orono, ME—Northeastern States Research Cooperative (NSRC) and UMaine’s Center for Research on Sustainable Forests are pleased to announce a $1.6 million investment in 13 research projects to address priority issues facing communities and businesses that rely on Northern Forest resources. The projects cover a broad […]

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Summer Internships Holt Research Forest

Summer 2021 Forest Ecosystem Field Crew Openings Onsite housing available. 40 hrs/week, 10-12 weeks, June-August. Hiring for 2-3 positions. Holt Research Forest (HRF; is the site of a long-term forest ecosystem study in Arrowsic, Maine (near Bath, Brunswick, Popham and Reid State Parks, < 1 hr. from Portland). Primary task for summer is study […]

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