School of Forest Resources

Spectrum News advances emerald ash borer survey

Spectrum News advanced a survey from the University of Maine School of Forest Resources that asks forest managers and owners to describe their level of concern about the emerald ash borer and their understanding of its impacts. The survey can be found online.

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Mainebiz highlights UMaine work in story about ‘timber revolution’

In a story about how Maine could lead a revolution in timber products to reduce the carbon footprint in construction, Mainebiz referenced multiple research and development efforts from the University of Maine. The article highlighted biobased material research from the UMaine Advanced Structures and Composites Center and the UMaine-led Forest Opportunity Roadmap/Maine (FOR/Maine) Coalition, which […]

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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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BDN reports on UMaine-led imagine spectroscopy, wild blueberry study

The Bangor Daily News reported on a study which revealed that imaging spectroscopy can help predict water stress in wild blueberry barrens. “Warming and drought exacerbated by climate change have compounded their struggles in recent years, alongside freezing and pathogens,” said lead researcher Catherine Chan, a University of Maine graduate student. “There has been an […]

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Greenlaw’s book presentation noted in Pen Bay Pilot

The Penobscot Bay Pilot highlighted a recent presentation at Cushing Public Library in which Suzanne Greenlaw, a Ph.D. student with the University of Maine School of Forest Resources, and Gabriel Frey about their book “First Blade of Sweetgrass.” 

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