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The comeback
The comeback
The American Chestnut Foundation and UMaine join forces to help the ‘redwood of the East’ battle back from the brink
Piloting cellulose nanofibrils
Piloting cellulose nanofibrils
The University of Maine’s Forest Bioproducts Research Institute is building a pilot-scale plant for manufacturing cellulose nanofibrils, a wood-based reinforcing material
War in the North Woods
War in the North Woods
Maine's beech trees are facing a second wave of disease by foreign invaders, leaving landowners and scientists worried that the species may follow in the footsteps of the chestnut and the elm.
Whose Woods?
Whose Woods?
Research is bridging differences between Maine forest landowners and outdoor recreationists
Refining the Forest
Refining the Forest
A UMaine EPSCoR grant funds one of the country's first university-based research programs to study how to turn forest by-products into bioproducts, using Maine's most plentiful resource to eventually replace petroleum-based products.
 


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