Maine Forestry and Agriculture Natural Climate Solutions Mitigation Potential interim report
This report (pdf) is part of the larger Maine Natural Climate Solutions Initiative project which seeks to (1) assess current practices to determine the degree to which foresters and farmers are using NCS; (2) determine the most cost-effective NCS for Maine; (3) understand key barriers of adopting NCS; and (4) generate information about which practices can be implemented on a broader scale.
The report is organized as follows. First, we present the general methodology for estimating potential impacts from implementing NCS across Maine. Next, we present the model baseline and results from a wide range of scenarios and practices applied to the state’s forest and agricultural sectors. We then conclude the main report with a summary of the key findings. Two appendices provide additional detail on the study results and model input data.