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NSRC Awards $1.4 Million to Fund 7 UMaine Forest Research Projects

The Northern States Research Cooperative announced today that University of Maine and University of Maine at Presque Isle faculty and staff researchers have been awarded over $1.4M for their Northern Forest research that will commence in the spring. Principal Investigators Jeanette Allogio, Pulakesh Das, Dan Hayes, Angela Mech, Michael Premer, and Sydne Record from University […]

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Forest Opportunities in Maine Report Released

The University of Maine’s Center for Research on Sustainable Forests (CRSF) has released a new report on collaborative discussion between the Forest Opportunity Roadmap/Maine (FOR/ME) Executive Council and research leadership from CRSF and Maine EPSCoR. The discourse focused on the forest sector and rural community needs. The report highlights the discussions among attendees that the […]

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Emerging Technologies & Maine’s Heritage Industries Report Released

A diverse group of educators and professionals from across the state of Maine gathered at the University of Maine’s Portland Gateway in June 2023 to discuss the field of artificial intelligence (AI) technology and the related areas of data science and informatics. These topics were interwoven with the future of Maine’s natural forest resources and […]

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NSRC Releases 2023 RFP for Northern Forest Research Funding

CRSF is pleased to share news that the Northeastern States Research Cooperative (NSRC) has announced the release of their 2023 Request for Proposals (RFP) for research across the Northern Forest in support of a vibrant and thriving economy and culture rooted in forest health. CRSF represents the University of Maine’s collaboration in this regional cooperative, which encompasses […]

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New Report: Ensuring Equitable and Continued Investment in Northern Border Communities

Ensuring Equitable, Objective, and Continued Investment in Northern Border Communities Daigneault, A., Daigle, K., Garlick, S., Hamshaw, K., Lavallee, A., Niles, M., Weiskittel, A., Whitehouse, C., and Woodall, C., 2023. A Resilience Indicators Approach to Ensuring Equitable, Objective, and Continued Investment in Northern Border Communities. Final Project Report. Orono, ME. Collaborators from the University of […]

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Hiring: Research Associate-AmeriFlux Site Manager

The Center for Research on Sustainable Forests is seeking a highly motivated Research Associate to manage the AmeriFlux site at Howland Research Forest, central Maine, USA. The position is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Howland Forest aimed at maintaining the site as an active research location. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: (1) Conduct data analyses and […]

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Weiskittel Weighs in on Wildfire Potential in the Northeast

Climate change could create—and is already creating—the conditions that could make wildfires in northeastern forests more likely. “New England has a lot of forests that can potentially burn and create conditions similar to what we see in the western U.S.,” said Atmos interviewee Aaron Weiskittel, director of the University of Maine’s Center for Research on […]

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