News & Events

CFRU to Host Webinar on Mixedwood Management in Maine

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 an uncertain future. After […]

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CFRU to Host Webinar on Long-Term Forest Research in Maine

Join Dr. Ivan Fernandez (University of Maine) and CFRU Program Leader Dr. Brian Roth to learn more about long-term forest research in Maine, and the both expected and unexpected value these studies have brought to forestry and forest ecology. This webinar will begin with a presentation by Dr. Ivan Fernandez (University of Maine), who will […]

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Summer Employment with CFRU

We at the CFRU are looking for motivated Forest Research Technician Crew Members and Crew Leaders to assist in forest research projects throughout Maine in the summer of 2019. Field crew members will work with researchers on various projects critical to the productivity and management of the forests across Maine. Forest Research Technicians are needed […]

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CFRU to Host Webinar on Considering Bats in Forest Management

Join Dr. Erik Blomberg, Michael Thompson, and Wende Mahaney to learn more about federal- and state-listed bat species in Maine commercial forests, and how to consider them when managing your forests. 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 […]

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CFRU to Host Monitoring Maine’s Birds Webinar

Join Lisa Venier from Natural Resources Canada and Adrienne Leppold and Glen Mittelhauser from the Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife to learn about two intensive efforts to monitor birds in the forests of Maine. This webinar will begin with an overview by Natural Resources Canada scientist Lisa Venier of the work that she […]

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UMaine CFRU/CRSF-Affiliated Researchers Receive SFI Conservation Grant

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) recently announced five conservation grants that will advance shared understanding of the conservation benefits associated with well-managed forests across the United States and Canada. These grants feature collaboration between SFI and a diverse range of partners and experts from 45 organizations to advance SFI’s ground breaking Conservation Impact Project. […]

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Wheatland Workshops

Avenza Maps and 3D Point Clouds March 13 and 14, 2018 There’s still time to register for these upcoming workshops. Sign up soon to reserve a spot! All workshops will be held at the Wheatland Geospatial Analysis Laboratory Nutting Hall, University of Maine, Orono Tuesday, March 13, 2018: Introduction to Avenza Maps Tony Guay, Remote Sensing […]

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CFRU to Host Spruce Budworm Webinar

CFRU Webinar Series Spruce Budworm: Monitoring and Early Intervention Strategies February 14, 2018, 2:00 p.m. EST The first webinar in our new CFRU series will focus on spruce budworm monitoring and early intervention strategies. Following an update on spruce budworm conditions in Maine by Allison Kanoti, Rob Johns will speak to us about the New […]

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