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Welcome to the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture–Research & Development

Research to fuel innovation, improve the quality of life, and ensure a sustainable future for Maine and its citizens.

The College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture is harnessing science and technology for Maine’s future. The products of the college’s R&D programs inform decisions on pressing public policy issues, fulfill critical needs of state government, fuel business innovation and economic growth, and promote healthy living and a sustainable environment.

Major program areas include:

  • agriculture
  • biology
  • earth and marine sciences
  • ecology & environmental sciences
  • economics
  • forestry
  • health & biomedical sciences