Latest Past Events

Winter Advisory Committee Meeting

Join us on Thursday, January 25th, 2023 from 8:30AM - 2:30PM for our winter advisory committee meeting. This meeting will take place only on Zoom to avoid scheduling conflicts due […]

2024 CFRU pre-proposals due

January 5, 2024 5:00 PM: 2024 pre-proposals are due. Please use this Google form to submit your pre-proposal. Pre-proposal template and directions can be found here.

2024 CFRU RFP, letter of intent due

December 21, 2023, 5:00 PM: letters of intent are due (emailed to regina.smith@maine.edu) Letters should include a brief description of the research project, outline linkages and benefits to Maine’s forest […]

Maine Forest Carbon Partner Workshop

University of Maine

  Hosted by Wheatland Geospatial Laboratory. Save the date of September 22nd, 2023 for a full-day Maine Forest Carbon Workshop on the Orono campus. Click here for more details about […]

Mixedwood Management Workshop

TBD

As part of Laura Kenefic's (USFS) most recent CFRU project, Mixedwood Management: Silviculture for Hardwood-Softwood Mixtures in Maine, a practitioner-oriented workshop will be held on Wednesday, September 20th, starting at […]

Northern Hardwood Conference

Fredericton Convention Centre 670 Queen Street, Fredericton

2023 Northern Hardwood Conference - hosted in Fredericton, New Brunswick by CFRU member, NHRI. Forestry professionals will meet in for a three-day in-person event. The first day is filled with […]

CFRU Spring Advisory Committee Meeting

Buchanan Alumni House, University of Maine Orono 160 College Avenue, Orono

Please RSVP through Eventbrite for in-person attendance by April 13. Contact regina.smith@maine.edu with any questions.  

CFRU Winter Advisory Committee Meeting

Buchanan Alumni House, University of Maine Orono 160 College Avenue, Orono

Please join us for our Winter Advisory Committee Meeting on Thursday, January 26th. If you are attending in person, please sign-up through Eventbrite. If you are joining via Zoom and […]

CFRU Fall Field Tour – Weymouth Point

Join us for our fall field tour at long-term research area, Weymouth Point. We will be discussing the outcomes of studies thus far, ongoing work, future research ideas, and the […]

CFRU Fall Advisory Committee Meeting

Buchanan Alumni House, University of Maine Orono 160 College Avenue, Orono

Planning to attend? Please sign up via Eventbrite so we can count you for lunch or join via Zoom. 2022 CFRU Fall Advisory Agenda

CFRU Listening Session

Nutting Hall, Plum Creek Room

Intended to connect researchers to our CFRU members, this event is open to all. We will be presenting results from a membership survey aimed at identifying the short-term research interests […]

Workshop: Introduction to Unoccupied Aerial Systems for Forestry

Wheatland Geospatial Lab Nutting Hall, Orono

This two-day workshop will explore the basics of Unoccupied Aerial Systems with a focus on applications in forestry. You will learn what is required to get your FAA UAS Remote […]

$190.00

SAF Summer Field Tour

Join Maine SAF for the summer field tour that will explore long-term CFRU research site, Austin Pond. Presenters will lead a walking tour through a handful of various treatments and […]

Workshop: 3D Point Clouds for Beginners

Wheatland Geospatial Lab Nutting Hall, Orono

This one day workshop will explore the basics of 3D point cloud processing using tools in Global Mapper Pro and ArcGIS Pro. You will learn where to get publicly available […]

$95.00

Workshop: Lidar Enhanced Forest Inventory Demystified

Wheatland Geospatial Lab Nutting Hall, Orono

This half-day workshop will explore commonly used workflows for lidar-based Enhanced Forest Inventories. We will discuss core concepts, important considerations for success, and provide hands-on experience with key steps involved […]

$60.00

2022 Spring Advisory Committee Meeting

Wells Conference Center Munson Road, Orono

Our spring advisory committee meeting will take place on April 28th, from 8:00AM to 4:00PM in the Wells Conference Center at the University of Maine Orono. The meeting will be […]

Ecology and Management – UEF Webinar Series

Background UNIVERSITY OF EASTERN FINLAND, in collaboration with the University of Maine and the Michigan State University, will present a four-part webinar series focused on Forestry in Finland and northern […]

Free

Institutions, Policy and Actors – UEF Webinar Series

Background UNIVERSITY OF EASTERN FINLAND, in collaboration with the University of Maine and the Michigan State University, will present a four-part webinar series focused on Forestry in Finland and northern […]

Free

Meet and Greet with the CFRU!

Nutting Hall, Room 263 University of Maine, Orono

Join us December 16th from 3 P.M. - 5 P.M. in 263 Nutting Hall at the University of Maine. Come talk with CFRU staff about ongoing projects, research results, field season positions for the summer of 2022, and more. We look forward to connecting with you! Click here to view our flyer for the event!

Free

FCCI Field Tour: How will climate change impact oak-pine forests in Maine?

HOLT Research Forest 508 Old Stage Road, Arrowsic

Background Building on the success of our 2020 Science and Practice Forum and 2020-2021 Science & Practice Webinar Series, FCCI and FSG are pleased to announce our followup series that will address climate change impacts on the different forest types found in Maine through a combination of 1-hour webinars paired with half day field tours. […]

FCCI Webinar: How will climate change impact oak-pine forests in Maine?

Background Building on the success of our 2020 Science and Practice Forum and 2020-2021 Science & Practice Webinar Series, FCCI and FSG are pleased to announce our followup series that will address climate change impacts on the different forest types found in Maine through a combination of 1-hour webinars paired with half day field tours. […]

Economics and Operational Decision Constraints of Small-Diameter Tree Harvesting — Ph.D. Defense Libin T. Louis

Nutting Hall, Room 106 201 Nutting Hall, Orono

Libin Thaikkattil Louis will be presenting his Ph.D. defense on Economics and Operational Decision Constraints of Small-Diameter Tree Harvesting on November 12th, 2021 at 12:00 PM in Nutting Hall, Room 106.  His advisors are Dr. Anil Raj Kizha and Dr. Adam Daigneault. If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to […]

FCCI Field Tour: How will climate change impact spruce-fir forests in Maine?

Penobscot Experimental Forest 54 Government Road, Bradley

Background Building on the success of our 2020 Science and Practice Forum and 2020-2021 Science & Practice Webinar Series, FCCI and FSG are pleased to announce our followup series that will address climate change impacts on the different forest types found in Maine through a combination of 1-hour webinars paired with half day field tours. […]

FCCI Webinar: How will climate change impact spruce-fir forests in Maine?

Background Building on the success of our 2020 Science and Practice Forum and 2020-2021 Science & Practice Webinar Series, FCCI and FSG are pleased to announce our followup series that will address climate change impacts on the different forest types found in Maine through a combination of 1-hour webinars paired with half day field tours. […]

Field Tour in the Penobscot Experimental Forest: Beech Bark and Leaf Diseases & The Many Values of Beech

Penobscot Experimental Forest 54 Government Road, Bradley

Co-hosted by CFRU and the U.S. Forest Service Penobscot Experimental Forest, Bradley, Maine Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Speakers and presenters include: Dave Houston, emeritus research plant pathologist, U.S. Forest Service Stacy McNulty, associate director, Adirondack Research Center, SUNY ESF Cameron McIntire, plant pathologist, U.S. Forest Service Allison Kanoti, state entomologist, […]

Fall Field Tour

Researchers and landowners discuss silvicultural treatments on a MASN installation for a recent SAF tour. Join the CFRU for a fall field tour on October 21st. We will be visiting Nashville Plantation to check out a Maine Adaptive Silvicultural Network site. Following the MASN stop, we will head to T7 R6 WELS to check out […]

Fall Advisory Committee Meeting

Our fall advisory committee meeting will take place on Zoom on October 20th, 2021 from 12 P.M. to 5 P.M.

Tyler Woollard defense seminar — Cumulative effects of habitat change: American marten habitat selection and 30 years of forest harvesting in Maine

Tyler Woollard will present his defense seminar on Cumulative effects of habitat change: American marten habitat selection and 30 years of forest harvesting in Maine on Monday, October 4th @ 12:00PM in 204 Nutting Hall or alternatively on Zoom. See access details below or the announcement flyer. https://maine.zoom.us/j/86322743179?pwd=SExIZkt0UUpLV1o5a0xmcVFQS2FkZz09 Meeting ID: 863 2274 3179    Password: 750887

Maine Adaptive Silviculture Network Field Tour

Control site (no cutting in 2020) at the Nashville Plantation MASN installation. Photo credit: Joshua Puhlick A Maine Adaptive Silviculture Network (MASN) forestry field tour in Nashville Plt., Maine, focused on Adaptive Silviculture Research is scheduled for August 18th, 2021. The tour will feature an introduction to the MASN project, a silviculture treatment tour, and […]

High Resolution Wet Areas Mapping (WAM) for Maine

Registration is now open for the 'High Resolution Wet Areas Mapping (WAM) for Maine' workshop and field tour! We are excited to be collaborating with the Forest Watershed Research Center at the University of New Brunswick - Fredericton, the Barbara Wheatland Geospatial Analysis Laboratory at the University of Maine, and the Geospatial Information Technology Center […]

High Resolution Wet Areas Mapping (WAM) for Maine

Registration is now open for the 'High Resolution Wet Areas Mapping (WAM) for Maine' workshop and field tour! We are excited to be collaborating with the Forest Watershed Research Center at the University of New Brunswick - Fredericton, the Barbara Wheatland Geospatial Analysis Laboratory at the University of Maine, and the Geospatial Information Technology Center […]

Beech Bark Disease Lecture and Field Tour

This Event Has Been POSTPONED. A new date will be announced soon.  Please join us in Nutting Hall on the University of Maine Campus in Orono for a Lecture and Field Tour to the PEF by Drs. Dave Houston and Stacy McNulty on Beech Bark Disease, Beech Management and Wildlife Values. The lecture is open to […]

Free

CFRU Webinar: Mixedwood Management: Concepts and New Findings

Online

Click here to register! Please join us for the second CFRU webinar of 2019, which will cover the management of hardwood—softwood mixtures, known as mixedwoods, for both economic and ecological benefit. The webinar will begin with a presentation by Dr. Laura Kenefic, who will review current and emerging concepts of mixedwood management in light of […]

CFRU Webinar: Worth the Wait: The Value of Long-Term Forest Research in Maine

Plots established at the CFRU's Austin Pond study site This webinar will begin with a presentation by Dr. Ivan Fernandez (University of Maine), who will discuss the establishment of the Bear Brook Watershed in Maine (BBWM) and the scientific value, both expected and unexpected, that this long-term, nitrogen-addition study has contributed to forest ecology. After this […]

CFRU Webinar: Considering Bats in Forest Management

Online

This webinar will begin with an overview by Dr. Erik Blomberg (University of Maine) of the ecology of tri-colored bats and their status as a species that has been recently petitioned for listing through the Endangered Species Act. Dr. Blomberg will also discuss a previous CFRU-funded project on the ecology of northern long-eared bats in Maine commercial forests. After this talk, adjunct faculty […]

Long-Term Site Productivity Research: Lessons from Other Regions and Opportunities for Maine

Wells Conference Center Munson Road, Orono

Registration is now open for Long-Term Site Productivity: Lessons from Other Regions and Opportunities for Maine, a workshop and field tour in June hosted by the CFRU in collaboration with Dr. Tat Smith at the University of Toronto. On Thursday, June 7th, join us in Orono for a day of presentations by speakers from as far away […]