Forestry and the Environment

Isthmus advances migratory bird webinar featuring Roth

Isthmus advanced a webinar featuring Amber Roth, an assistant professor of Forest Wildlife Management at the University of Maine, titled “Understanding Movement and Population Dynamics of Migratory Birds.” The University of Wisconsin-Madison will host the virtual lecture at 10 a.m. March 3. Learn more online.

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Media report on Gov. Mills climate change conference at UMaine

Maine Public, Mainebiz, News Center Maine, the Bangor Daily News, the Portland Press Herald and WABI (Channel 5) reported on Gov. Janet Mills’s recent conference at the University of Maine, where she announced new climate change funding initiatives and celebrated the one-year anniversary of Maine’s four-year climate plan, Maine Won’t Wait. During the gathering, Mills […]

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Fernandez discusses state climate action plan on ‘Maine Calling’

Maine Public interviewed Ivan Fernandez, a University of Maine professor of soil science and forest resources, about the state’s climate action plan, Maine Won’t Wait, for a recent segment of “Maine Calling.” Fernandez, co-chair of the Maine Climate Council’s Scientific and Technical Subcommittee, joined Hannah Pingree, director of the Governor’s Office of Policy Innovation & […]

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Daigneault discusses wood pellet fuel, forest management with BDN

Adam Daigneault spoke with the Bangor Daily News about how harvesting more biomass for wood pellet fuel for heating would affect forest health and management. “Basically, the state of Maine’s forests is that the forests are overstocked or overcrowded,” said Daigneault, University of Maine E.L. Giddings Associate Professor of Forest Policy and Economics. “That’s leaving […]

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Fernandez’s Conservation Leadership Award highlighted in BDN

The Bangor Daily News noted that Ivan Fernandez was one of the recipients of the Natural Resources Council of Maine’s 2021 Conservation Leadership Awards. The award recognizes Fernandez, a University of Maine professor of soil science and forest resources, “for his leadership as one of Maine’s top climate scientists, providing policy-makers and the public with […]

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