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NSRC Announces Indigenous Forest Knowledge Fund and RFP

The Northeastern States Research Cooperative announces an Indigenous Forest Knowledge Fund and associated Request for Proposals. The Northeastern States Research Cooperative (NSRC) recognizes and respects the deep, primary knowledge of Tribal Nations in the Northern Forest region and announces the NSRC Indigenous Forest Knowledge Fund to support: The education, mentorship, and training of Indigenous youth in […]

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Career Opportunity: CFRU Research and Communications Coordinator

CFRU Research & Communications Coordinator The CRSF is pleased to announce the search for our new CFRU Research and Communications Coordinator is now underway. Please feel free to share this announcement.   Position Title:  Research and Outreach Coordinator (id: 65909) Department:  Cooperative Forestry Research Unit – OCFRU Reports to:  Director, Center for Research on Sustainable […]

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Agreement on Natural Climate Solutions

The CEO Principles are a shared vision for increasing the contribution of forests and forest products to climate mitigation from leaders of the environmental, conservation and forest business communities. The signing CEOs recognize that private working forests and forest products can play an important role in mitigating climate change through thoughtful policy, private sector engagement, […]

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Wheatland Geospatial Awarded NASA Grant

October 13, 2020 Using Lasers from Space to Map Carbon in Forests: New NASA Project Awarded to UMaine Researchers from the Wheatland Geospatial Laboratory (WGL) in the University of Maine’s School of Forest Resources and the Center for Research on Sustainable Forests (CRSF) have been selected to join NASA’s Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) Science […]

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FCCI FAQ: Why are Maine’s forests important to the State’s carbon budget?

Approximately 89% of Maine is forested Forests accounts for the vast majority of carbon uptake and storage in the state Forest carbon cycle is primarily driven by trees taking up carbon from the atmosphere via photosynthesis and storing carbon as biomass Carbon is also incorporated into the soil and long-term wood products like lumber More […]

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