2020 Annual Report [pdf]
CFRU continues its strong program of research for its 32 members representing nearly 8.2 million acres of Maine’s commercial and public managed forestlands.
UMaine Center for Advanced Forestry Systems (CAFS) site received a $500,000 5-year Phase 3 award from the National Science Foundation as part of its Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program.
CFRU project scientists leveraged member contributions for an additional $261,813 in direct and $247,541 in indirect funding to support their research in 2019-2020.
In spite of the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent shutdown of University operations and field work, CFRU researchers were able to publish 3 refereed journal publications, prepare and submit 3 others, produce 3 conference papers, and contribute 8 presentations for meetings and workshops. In addition, undergraduate students working with CFRU scientists completed one undergraduate thesis and two capstone projects.
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