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A few times each session, we alert our members to pending legislation and ask for their help. We don’t do this on every issue, but on certain key bills or where we expect a hard fight, we will ask for your help. As a citizen and as landowners, you can be more effective in influencing legislation than you may think.

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Posted in: Legislation
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Families own roughly 42% of all forests in Maine, and 45% of those woodlands are owned by people 65 years or older. This amounts to about 4 million ac...

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Practical Silviculture
The first recorded use of timber in Maine was the 1608 launching of the pinnace Virginia of Sagadahoc at the Popham Colony, when oak was as important for building ships as the better-known pine masts reserved for the king’s Navy.

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Posted in: Forest Management
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Bald Eagles and Hawks Compatible with Management
Maine’s bald eagles were designated an Endangered or Threatened Species from 1978-2009.  The special Essential Habitat rules adopted under Maine’s Endangered Species Act no longer apply after delisting. National Management Guidelines are in place, however, to help avoid liabilities under the Bald Eagle-Golden Eagle Protection Act, a federal law.

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Posted in: Wildlife
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