School of Forest Resources Mentioned in BDN Article on Lincoln Vernal Pool

The Bangor Daily News reported a recent discovery of vernal pools near Lincoln Regional Airport threatens the town’s ability to develop an industrial zone outside of a local paper mill’s campus, according to officials. The town is paying students from the University of Maine’s School of Forest Resources about $1,050 to determine the environmental significance of the vernal pools, the article states. As part of the study, the students will deploy sensors via airplane, and their report is due May 6.