Updates

Black’s Grove Field Tour

When: Sunday, October 18, 2020  Time: 9 AM – 12 PM Where: Mariaville (detailed directions provided upon registration)  Join the 2020 Maine Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year, Drs. Bob Seymour and Jessica Leahy, for a tour of their woodlot in Mariaville. The hosts will describe many aspects of their management of the forest, and…

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Physical Distancing Measures for Landowner Engagement from the American Tree Farm System

A Message from Angela Wells, Director of American Tree Farm System: With the varied stages of reopening occurring in many states around the country, we have had several leaders of state Tree Farm programs inquire about the possibility of hosting state-Tree Farm affiliated events and implications from a liability perspective. We appreciate your caution and…

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Project Learning Tree for Tree Farmers – REGISTER NOW!

A PLT Workshop for Tree Farmers: Sharing Your Tree Farm Story! Resources, Planning Tools, Networking WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: As people spend less time outdoors, Tree Farmers, with their passion and commitment to the land and their connections to their community, are well positioned to help educate the general public about the importance and many benefits of…

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Calling Volunteers

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! We need volunteers to help staff the Tree Farm booth at the following events: Maine Farm Days: August 21 & 22, 9am to 4pm – Clinton, ME 65th Annual Forestry Field Day: September 7, 8am to 3pm – Unity/Thorndike, ME Common Ground Country Fair: September 20 – 22, 8am to 5pm – Unity,…

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65th Annual Forestry Field Day

On Saturday, September 7th, the 2019 Annual Forestry Field Day, co-hosted by Maine Tree Farm and Maine Woodland Owners, will be held at the 2019 Outstanding Tree Farm of the Year, Newell Tree Farm, in Unity and Thorndike. The event will celebrate the achievements of the Outstanding Tree Farmer (OTF), Don Newell and family.  The…

Events

FORESTRY FOR MAINE BIRDS – MAY 11, 2019

MAINE AUDUBON AND MAINE WOODLAND OWNERS PENOBSCOT VALLEY CHAPTER PRESENTS FORESTRY FOR MAINE BIRDS Saturday, May 11, 2019 9 AM – Noon Beauregard Woodlands, Old Town, Maine Forestry for Maine Birds pairs silviculture, the art and science of forestmanagement, with the habitat needs of Maine’s migratory forest songbirds. Learn to assess forest habitat and consider…

Events

Women’s Chainsaw Safety and More!

The Forest Stewards Guild, MOFGA, and partners are offering a series of chainsaw safety and maintenance trainings for women woodland owners. Join us for a workshop this spring to help you get out and enjoy your woodland! April 13-14 in Liberty – beginner – 5 spaces left! Register now! http://forestguild.org/node/777    This two-day chainsaw safety course is designed for women….

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We have a new website!

Happy 2019! It’s a New Year, and there is a new look to the Maine Tree Farm website! The web address remains www.mainetreefarm.org, generously hosted by the Maine TREE Foundation. Great thanks to Logan Johnson and Pam & Bryan Wells, for all their behind-the-cyber-curtain work to make the update happen.Please check it out, and let…