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Ubiquitous Pine Weevil and How to Live with It
     Many white pines never get a chance to fulfill their genetic potential. and in most cases it’s not because they’re cut down, or blown down, or broken down by snow and ice, but because they fall victim to a tiny insect – the white pine weevil, a bug that could be a candidate for the 10 Most Unwanted List.

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Tracks and Scat Tell  about Habitat and Species
When looking at tracks, a good way to start is deciding whether it is a canid (dog) or a felid (cat). A dog track will have ...

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Take a Conservation Survey
Take a survey and help determine state and local natural resource programs and funding opportunities in the coming five year cycle.  

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Shoreland Zoning Affects Timber Harvesting Statewide
Shoreland zoning laws help to keep our waters clean; at least that’s the intent. This set of laws, as it relates to timber harvesting ...

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Shearing a Few Trees for Christmas
Like a lot of woodland owners, we usually select a wild tree for Christmas from our land each year.  But several years back, we also planted some balsam firs.

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Tallest Chestnut in North America
At 115 feet, this recently discovered American chestnut tree in Lovell, Maine is the tallest in North America. While it is blight-free, it may not have resistance. It may just have managed to escape due to its isolated location. 


Maine is at the northern edge of the American chestnut's range. To learn about the American chestnut and cold-hardiness field testing conducted at a Maine Woodland Owners site in Vienna, click here.

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Now available:  MFS 2014 Stumpage Price, Silvicultural Activities and Wood Processor Reports
Click here for a copy of the 2014 Maine Forest Service reports.

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The Necessary Balance Between Land Users and Landowners
     I’m a landowner and I’m a user of private lands as well.  I think many sportsmen and women are in the same boat, and those who are recognize and understand the relationship between landowners and land users.  There are others, however, who treat public access as a right and not the privilege it truly is.

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Hunter Safety Tips - Regarding Ticks
 The fact is that hunters are at a high risk for exposure to ticks.  What might not be immediately obvious is that ...

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