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Roads Update

We’ve made discontinued and abandoned roads a real focus of our legislative efforts.  The laws dealing with these roads are a complete mess, and failure to deal with them in any meaningful way for 40 years has just made the problems worse.  We have two bills in play.

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Wood Banks Can Help Fill a Widespread Need
In Maine, the nation’s most heavily forested state, with the second highest per capita use of firewood for heating, it only makes sense to create a firewood resource for the needy.  That’s the message of ...

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Tree Growth Update

We have spent a great deal of time protecting the Tree Growth Tax Law program. As I reported in previous Maine Woodland Owners newsletters, the Governor’s original budget proposal included a substantial rewrite of the law.

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Unconventional Value of Basswood Trees
They say that money doesn’t grow on trees.  But, you might not anticipate ...

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Preventing Erosion and Invasive Species in Maine
Spring is here, and most people are excited to spend time outdoors again.  Whether you're a gardener or a hiker, you can  make a difference by noticing characteristics of the landscape around you while out in the great outdoors.

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Easy Projects to Improve Wildlife Density
Spring heralds the return of warm weather, colorful flowers, and wildlife.

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Understanding the Current State of Maine’s Watershed

Water is a valuable resource we cannot live without.  In fact, just over 70% of the human body is made up of water. This makes clean water crucial all over the United States, but particularly in places like Maine where woodlands, rivers, ponds, and oceans make up a great deal of the overall topography.

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Your Woods: The Natural Resource Machine
If you have a nature-based hobby, Maine is a wonderful state for you.  We’re home to thousands of acres of pristine woodlands and water sources, and many of our residents have them in their own backyards.

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 6 Natural Ways to Repel Black Flies and Mosquitoes
Mosquitos and black flies are a particular nuisance in Maine. Whether you're barbecuing, hiking, or simply sitting on your porch reading the newspaper, these little pests will find and annoy you.

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Sighting New England Cottontails
If you see a brown rabbit during the winter in Maine, it’s a New England Cottontail. 

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