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FY2021 Annual Report Released

The Center for Research on Sustainable Forests has released its annual report highlighting its forest research, programs, and initiatives for FY21 (July 1, 202-June 30, 2021). In addition to program successes, outreach and partnerships, the report features fifteen project progress and final reports by CRSF researchers on topics covering: carbon sequestration; the influence of forest […]

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CRSF Releases Center for Advanced Forestry Systems Annual Report

UMaine’s CRSF, lead site for the NSF-supported Industry/University Research Cooperative Center for Advanced Forestry Systems (CAFS), has released the 2021 CAFS Annual Report. The report includes CAFS single and multi-site project updates, Center activities, and plans for the upcoming year. CAFS academic partners are University of Maine (lead site), University of Georgia, Purdue University, Oregon […]

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MGI Celebrates World GIS Day

November 3, 2021— The Maine Geospatial Institute (MGI) of the University of Maine System will celebrate World GIS Day on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. MGI will celebrate innovative applications and thought leadership in the field of geographic information systems (GIS) by inviting the community to participate in two socially-distant ways: World GIS Day 2021

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Soucy et al. Publish Findings on Climate Change Risk Perceptions

The state of Maine is particularly sensitive to climatic changes given its high percentage of forested lands and socio-economic dependence on natural resources. Understanding the determinants of climate change risk perceptions among forest resource stakeholders is critical to eliciting broad support for adaptation. In this article just published in Society & Natural Resources, UMaine researchers Alyssa […]

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CRSF’s Weiskittel and Fraver Rank in Top 2% of Elsevier Scholarship

CRSF’s Dr. Aaron Weiskittel and Dr. Shawn Fraver, along with FOREST-affiliated researchers Dr. Mehdi Tajvidi and Dr. Douglas Gardner (all faculty in UMaine’s School of Forest Resources) have been ranked in the top 2% of scientists worldwide for their scholarship impact by a metric from Elsevier BV. Elsevier BV’s publicly available database of over 100,000 […]

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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: https://nsrcforest.org/principal-investigator-resources 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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