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Invasive Plants in Your Woodlands and How to Get Rid of Them
Invasive plants in Maine can be severely detrimental to woodlands. They feed off and suffocate delicate undergrowth and threaten the ecosystem of forests.

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Deer Tick Populations Have Exploded
Back in 1997, an article in the Maine Woodland Owners newsletter raised questions about the spread of Lyme disease in Maine. Would environmental constraints keep deer tick populations at bay?  What role would host populations or forest type play?  Forty one Lyme disease cases had been reported in 1996.  Today, the numbers are staggering.

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3 Ways Coyotes Are Good For the Ecosystem
Coyotes – they've been conjuring up scary images and fueling hunting expeditions for decades. Recent research suggests that coyotes are not only beneficial; they are necessary to our ecosystem.

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Funding Wildlife & Forest Mgmt in Your Woodlands Using Gov. Incentive Programs
Converting your woodlands into a wildlife conservatory is encouraged by the Maine government. There are tax breaks and financial incentives for woodland owners with acreage dedicated to preserving wildlife and federally-funded grant programs that provide financial assistance to protect wildlife habitats.

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     Identifying a tree can be as simple as glancing at the leaves, when they’re out.  By winter, though, those easily recog...

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Some bugs are beneficial to your backyard or garden, especially in Maine, which is rich in deciduous forests, wildlife, and natural resources.

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Maine is known as one of the most naturally beautiful states in the country. In particular, our forests attract thousands of tourists each year.

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Carving your initials into the timbers is a tradition at my friend’s hunting camp. Dates whittled into the weather-beaten logs of the bunk house and cook camp go back through the decades of the 20th century.  Some that may be older have eroded into indecipherable glyphs.

The presence of a cook camp belies the camp’s origins as a logging operation. 

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Maine residents usually enjoy nature to the hilt, as evidenced by the plethora of gardens and woodlands you’ll find in our state.

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Staying Safe in the Winter Maine Woods
Winter doesn’t mean you can’t get out and enjoy nature.

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