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Filling the forest carbon sink.

white pine cropContinuation of business-as-usual forestry will likely lead to Maine’s forest sector being a net carbon sink for the foreseeable future – meaning that when you add up all the carbon stored in the forest and also consider all the greenhouse gas emissions associated with harvesting trees and making products such...

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Research project on the invasion patterns and impacts of invasive plants in New England riparian forests is about to kick off!

By Chad Hammer

            As the morning sky is filled with the elegant song of our feathered friends and the buds on the tips of trees are starting to explode, I think that it is safe to say that Spring is finally here, and we are free from the grip of old man winter.  Spring is a great time to witness the behavior of flora and fauna as the plants are starting to come alive again, migratory birds are making their way back, wildlife is active, and giving birth to their young. It is also a very interesting time to...

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