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Natural Climate Solutions for Forestry & Agriculture Final Report and Fact Sheets Now Available

Natural climate solutions (NCS), such as planting trees, reducing tillage, managing manure, and conserving land that sequester carbon or reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions can affect near-term climate change mitigation goals in cost-effective ways while also enhancing ecosystem services. Natural Climate Solutions for Forestry and Agriculture in Maine: Finial Report is a comprehensive assessment evaluating […]

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Northeastern States Research Cooperative Announces 13 Research Awards for the Northern Forest

Innovative research in Maine will support sustainable forest management needs Orono, ME—Northeastern States Research Cooperative (NSRC) and UMaine’s Center for Research on Sustainable Forests are pleased to announce a $1.6 million investment in 13 research projects to address priority issues facing communities and businesses that rely on Northern Forest resources. The projects cover a broad […]

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Summer Internships Holt Research Forest

Summer 2021 Forest Ecosystem Field Crew Openings Onsite housing available. 40 hrs/week, 10-12 weeks, June-August. Hiring for 2-3 positions. Holt Research Forest (HRF; is the site of a long-term forest ecosystem study in Arrowsic, Maine (near Bath, Brunswick, Popham and Reid State Parks, < 1 hr. from Portland). Primary task for summer is study […]

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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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