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Forest Trees of Maine

Fresh from the Woods The 14th edition of “Forest Trees of Maine” was recently published by the Maine Forest Service. It contains a wealth of information about woody plants that grow in Maine. ‘Possibly … money well spent’ ‘Forest Trees of Maine’ celebrates 100th anniversary in 2008 By Andrew KekacsA century after it was first…

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Chestnut Revival

Fresh from the Woods To prove they are resistant, hybrid chestnut trees growing in Weeks Mills were inoculated with two strains of this fungus in late June. Nut enthusiasts attempt to breed blight-resistant American chestnut By Andrew KekacsThis is a story about staggering loss — the kind of loss that leaves a community or an…