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New Research Funding Will Address Health & Sustainability of Regional Forests

NSRC Funds 12 Northern Forest Projects Research in Maine Will Address Climate Impacts on Tree Regeneration, Eastern White Pine Health, Wetland Ecology, & Forest Habitat Orono, ME — Northeastern States Research Cooperative (NSRC) Directors are pleased to announce 12 grants totaling nearly $2 million of federal funding and close to $1.1 million of matching funding […]

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Accounting for Forest Carbon Markets: An Informed Approach

News Release Carbon Conundrums: Do United States’ Current Carbon Market Baselines Represent an Undesirable Ecological Threshold? A.W. D’Amato1, C.W. Woodall2, A.R. Weiskittel3, C.E. Littlefield1,4, L.T. Murray5 1University of Vermont, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources; 2USDA Forest Service, Forest Inventory & Analysis; 3University of Maine, Center for Research on Sustainable Forests; 4Conservation Science Partners; […]

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NSRC Releases Indigenous Forest Knowledge Fund RFP

Northeastern States Research Cooperative Knowledge to guide the future of Northern Forest communities The NSRC Announces the 2022 Indigenous Forest Knowledge Fund Request for Proposals The Northeastern States Research Cooperative (NSRC) recognizes and respects the deep, primary knowledge of Tribal Nations in the Northern Forest. In support of this knowledge, the NSRC announces the 2022 request […]

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Newly Published Forest Research

Tree quality and value: Results in northern conifer stands after 65 years of silviculture and harvest by Maren Granstrom (UMaine), Mindy S. Crandall, Laura S. Kenefic (USFS), and Aaron Weiskittel (UMaine) US Forest Service and UMaine/CRSF-affiliated scientists Maren Granstrom, Laura Kenefic, Mindy Crandall, and Aaron Weiskittel assess conifer stands for quality and value of harvested […]

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Forest Climate Change webinar/field tour: Rangeley Lakes Region

FCCI-FSG Forest Climate Change Series Continues Join the Forest Climate Change Initiative’s next Science & Practice webinar April 27 at noon with panelists Christine Parrish and Alec Giffen (New England Forestry Foundation), Shelby Rousseau (Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust), Joe Roy (Maine DIFW), and Julie Davenport (MFS) for a discussion focused on managing uneven-aged hardwood stands […]

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CRSF Releases 4-Year Review of Successes and Strategic Goals for the Future

Center for Research on Sustainable Forests (CRSF) Center Review, 2018-2022 Over the past four years, the CRSF has grown significantly in its capacity and overall impact on multiple fronts, including research, outreach, and education. This report summarizes its successes and challenges to enhance our understanding of Maine’s forest resources in an increasingly complex world. As […]

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Forest Climate Webinar Series Resumes in February

CRSF’s Forest Climate Change Initiative will continue to partner with the Forest Stewards Guild in its ongoing Science and Practice: Addressing Forest Climate Change in Maine Webinar and Field Tour Series. The noontime webinar will be held on Wednesday, February 23, followed on February 24 with a field tour on the Schoodic Peninsula. Registration is […]

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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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