UMaine CRSF announces final 2023 AMC Research Forests Webinar and Field Tour

The University of Maine’s Center for Research on Sustainable Forests (CRSF) will host the final event of its 2022–23 Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) Research Forests Webinar and Field Tour series on May 10 and 12.

The program theme will be Climate & Carbon Friendly Forest Management, with panelists from the AMC’s research team: David Publicover, AMC forest ecologist and senior staff scientist; Sarah Nelson, director of research; Steve Tatko, director of Maine conservation and land management; and Carolyn Ziegra, research forester.

The webinar will be held from noon–1 p.m. on May 10. The field tour will take place on May 12, departing from Orono around 7:15 a.m. and returning around 4:30 p.m. The field tour will cover a variety of sites on AMC’s Pleasant River Forestlands, including stops covering fish passage restoration project; ecological reserve in the Silver Maple Floodplain Forest; carbon project on the Silver Lake property; Wabanaki cultural use permits; PCT and sensor site; precommercial thinning; deer yard management and shelterwood systems.

For more information and to register, visit the CRSF website.