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Tuesday
Dec022014

News from the Woods -- Dec. 2, 2014

In this edition of the Forests for Maine's Future newsletter we learn the identity of the winning bidder for the Great Northern paper mill. There are also links to stories about the continuing decline in the state's paper industry, the incredible comeback of wild turkeys, a new EPA analysis of biomass, China's pursuit of Guyana's timber and much more, just by clicking here.

Tuesday
Nov252014

Fresh from the Woods -- Nov. 25, 2014

Yes, the impending closure of Verso Paper's mill in Bucksport is bad news. But there's actually a lot of good news in the state's forest products industry, from Irving's new sawmill in Nashville Plantation to Pleasant River Lumber's upgrades of a Sanford pine mill to a plan for two tissue machines at Woodland LLC's facility in Baileyville. Check out our good news roundup by clicking here

Tuesday
Nov182014

News from the Woods -- Nov. 18, 2014

In this edition of the Forests for Maine's Future biweekly e-newsletter you'll find links to stories about a Wisconsin company's offer to buy the closed Old Town Fueld & Fiber mill; how raptors need forests, not lawns; a land trust's campaign; the mutating fungus at the heart of 1,000 cankers disease of walnut trees; the new blight resistant chestnut tree; and forest shots from space. All this and more by clicking here

Tuesday
Nov042014

News from the Woods -- Nov. 4, 2014

In this edition of the Forests for Maine's Future e-newsletter we bring you links to articles about a deadly fungus that attacks newts and salamanders, why Catalyst Paper wants to buy NewPage's paper mill, why a prominent conservationist is more optimistic about the future of tropical forests, how little understood microbes vary in rainforests, and the benefits of "forest bathing." For all this and more, click here.

Tuesday
Oct282014

Fresh from the Woods -- Oct. 28, 2014

The forest of Southern Maine, back after being cleared for agriculture, is still changing. What will be the factors that influence how this new woods develops into the next century? In our latest Fresh from the Woods feature we talk to loggers, foresters, woodland owners and mill reps to find out what they think about the complex web of influences already in play, or coming soon. To read the story click here. To access the email announcement, click here.