School of Forest Resources

Center Square cites UMaine study of economic impact of snowmobiling

In an article about the state’s outdoor recreation economy, The Center Square cited a 2020 report on the impact of snowmobiling in Maine, which was co-authored by University of Maine student Ian Hathaway with Jessica Leahy and Mindy Crandall, faculty in the School of Forest Resources. The Washington Examiner shared the Center Square story.

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UMaine graduate students help tourism-dependent communities prepare for climate change

Four University of Maine graduate students will help communities that rely on natural resources for recreation and tourism prepare for the ramifications of climate change.  The team will provide stakeholder municipalities data to help them adapt to the changing climate and assist them with developing climate adaptation frameworks using ‘scenario planning’— a method of forecasting […]

Read more reports on Calhoun’s award reported that Aram Calhoun, a University of Maine professor of wetlands ecology, received a 2020 Conservation Leadership Award from the Natural Resources Council of Maine for her work protecting vernal pools.

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