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CFRU to Host Spruce Budworm Webinar

CFRU Webinar Series Spruce Budworm: Monitoring and Early Intervention Strategies February 14, 2018, 2:00 p.m. EST Qualifies for 1 category 1 CFE credit The first webinar in our new CFRU series will focus on spruce budworm monitoring and early intervention strategies. Following an update on spruce budworm conditions in Maine by Allison Kanoti, Rob Johns […]

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Center for Advanced Forestry Systems Annual Meeting Date Announced

The 11th Annual Center for Advanced Forestry Systems Meeting will be held in Burlington, VT, June 12-13, 2018, hosted by the Center for Sustainable Forest Research at the University of Maine, a CAFS academic partner. The meeting will include a one-day indoor session with project updates and final reports as well as an IAB Executive Committee meeting, followed […]

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Post Doc Career Opportunity: Forest Modeling and Quantitative Silviculture

 The University of Maine Center for Research on Sustainable Forests Research Position Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Forest Modeling and Quantitative Silviculture This is a full-time, 12-month, soft-money, post-doctoral research position with 100% research responsibility under the NSF Center for Advanced Forestry Systems (CAFS) to better predict forest stand development in the Acadian Region, evaluate long-term […]

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Holt Research Forest Workshop – October 5, 2017

University of Maine Holt Research Forest to Highlight HRF and Its 35 Year History You are invited to attend this one day workshop on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at Patten Free Library, 33 Summer Street, Bath, ME (Directions here). Attendance will give you a chance to hear about the activities at HRF, explore current research […]

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Wildlands and Woodlands, Farmlands and Communities

For Immediate Release – September 15th, 2017 Media Contact – Chrissy Beardsley Allen Development and Outreach Director Blue Hill Heritage Trust chrissy@bluehillheritagetrust.org (207) 374-5118 Blue Hill Heritage Trust Presents: “Wildlands and Woodlands, Farmlands and Communities,” a presentation of the latest New England Conservation Plan, published by The Harvard Forest and Highstead Foundation. Free admission, light […]

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2017 Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability

FACTS versus Values: How Can We Make Better Decisions Keynote Speaker: Thomas Dietz, Michigan State University Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 1pm Hauck Auditorium, University of Maine The 21st century will see unprecedented transformations in human life and vast changes on planet Earth. Key among these are the problems of sustainability, but emerging technologies − especially […]

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Maine Forest Dashboard Website Now Available

The University of Maine Center for Research on Sustainable Forests has partnered with the Maine Forest Service to develop and release the Maine Forest Dashboard website. The website provides current information about aspects of Maine’s forest, including recreation and tourism, conservation, forest products and family forests. The website also provides interactive graphing capabilities with important […]

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