The Forests of Maine Teachers’ Tours are Back In-Person!
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The Forests of Maine Teachers’ Tours are Back In-Person!

After going virtual in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Maine TREE hosted 21 teachers earlier this month at our first of two Teacher’s Tours.  From Sanford to Surry and from Edgecomb to Ashland, teachers from all corners of Maine took part in exploring the forests of Maine’s Moosehead Region and learning how to bring Project…

Maine Forestry Field Day Planned for September 12th
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Maine Forestry Field Day Planned for September 12th

After postponing for a year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Maine Tree Farm Program and Maine Woodland Owners are once again co-hosting the annual celebration of the Maine Outstanding Tree Farm of the Year on Sunday, September 12th from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm. For this year’s Forestry Field Day, the event will be held…

CLP Recertification Training – March 26, 2021
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CLP Recertification Training – March 26, 2021

Join the Certified Logging Professional program for an online logger recertification training on Friday, March 26, 2021, from 2 PM to 4:30 PM. During this training, you will hear a program introduction and update from Mike St. Peter, gain knowledge from the Maine Forest Service, learn safety hot topics from MEMIC and Acadia Insurance, and get a market trend…

Connecting Maine Youth to Forest-based Careers
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Connecting Maine Youth to Forest-based Careers

At Maine TREE, we are ready to help teachers, and other organizational leaders, engage with middle and high school students to explore forest-based career options through several hands-on activities.  Those activities are part of the Green Jobs: Exploring Forest Careers module of Project Learning Tree.  If you are interested in learning more about this guide, or even trying the personality…

Engaging Learners with Forest-Based Activities
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Engaging Learners with Forest-Based Activities

A series of interactive 30-minute workshops geared to provide fresh tips, tricks, and tools for educators. Drawing from the standards-aligned forest-based Project Learning Tree curriculum, these sessions will discuss adaptations to remote, hybrid, or in-person learning – all in a fun, hands-on format.

Video: Introducing “Green Jobs: Exploring Forest Careers” Educators Guide
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Video: Introducing “Green Jobs: Exploring Forest Careers” Educators Guide

This introductory video for educators, guidance counselors, and school leaders, hear from Maine TREE and its award-winning Project Learning Tree program about the newest curriculum module, Green Jobs: Exploring Forest Careers.  The Green Jobs: Exploring Forest Careers unit includes four hands-on, NGSS aligned, instructional activities to help youth research forestry jobs, and practice managing and monitoring forest resources. It…

Harvest Tour Held at Holt Research Forest
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Harvest Tour Held at Holt Research Forest

ARROWSIC, Maine – Maine Timber Research and Environmental Education (Maine TREE) hosted tours at their Holt Research Forest on Saturday, November 7, 2020, to exhibit an ongoing timber harvest. Thirty participants heard from consulting forester Barrie Brusila, harvest loggers Will and Don Cole of Trees, Ltd., and longtime UMaine Research Scientist Jack Witham about the…

REGISTER: Certified Logging Professionals Virtual Banquet
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REGISTER: Certified Logging Professionals Virtual Banquet

Join Maine TREE’s Certified Logging Professional Program for a virtual banquet on December 4th at 4 PM to recognize CLP’s class of 2020 and celebrate the 2020 Logger of the Year! Door prizes, including a chainsaw, will be awarded to selected attendees, but you must attend the entire program to be eligible. Use the button…

REGISTER: Holt Research Forest Harvest Tour
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REGISTER: Holt Research Forest Harvest Tour

Join the Maine Timber Research & Environmental Education Foundation (Maine TREE) for a research timber harvest tour at the Holt Research Forest in Arrowsic on Saturday, November 7th. This harvest is the first at the Holt Research Forest since 1988, and harvest will provide researchers an opportunity to study the impact of timber harvesting on…