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Wood is sustainable, renewable, greenhouse-gas friendly, highly versatile, grown with relatively little effort. Forests provide clean air, water, wildlife habitat and biodiversity.

The Maine Forest Products Council office is located at 535 Civic Center Drive in Augusta.

The Maine Forest Products Council office is located at 535 Civic Center Drive in Augusta.

mfpc-signSince 1961, the Maine Forest Products Council has been the voice of Maine’s forest products industry, including landowners, paper mills, sawmills, wood pellet plants, biomass energy plants, loggers, truckers, primary and secondary wood processors, and related service industries. The primary purpose of the Council is to provide a supportive economic and public policy climate for the forest products community and promote a healthier, more vital forestry sector. 

Membership dues are based on acres or production, but there also are rates for individuals and associated businesses. Members have full access to staff and facilities at our headquarters in Augusta.

MFPC members:

  • Stay informed! They receive up to date information on the industry’s most interesting facts and pressing issues from the MFPC Forest News, a news clipping service on forest products in Maine and beyond; summaries and alerts on what’s happening at the Legislature, and MFPC’s monthly electronic newsletter with detailed articles about issues facing Maine’s forest products industry.
  • Are heard in in Augusta and Washington! MFPC’s staff stays on top of legislative and regulatory initiatives affecting Maine’s forest products industry at the Legislature, Land Use Planning Commission, Maine Forest Service, state and federal departments of Environmental Protection, U.S. Congress and more.
  • Enjoy many opportunities to network with the who’s who of Maine’s forest products industry at any of our annual events, including MFPC’s Membership Meeting in September, Summer Golf Tournament and Legislative Reception in Augusta.
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Maine Forest Products Week

Celebrate Maine Forest Products Week! Congress designated the third week of October (October 18-24, 2020) as National Forest Products Week (NFPW) to recognize the value of forest products and commit to conservation practices that help responsibly manage U.S. forests. This week celebrates the role and impact of forests and wood as an integral component to our nation's society. The week provides an opportunity to focus public attention on Maine’s forests and forest products industry and celebrate their importance to our state. Members of the industry, led by the Maine Forest Products Council, are planning a series of activities designed to engage and educate the public and the media.

When: Sun October 18 8:00 AM - Sat October 24 11:00 PM

MFPC Board Meeting

When: Thu November 12 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: MFPC Office, 535 Civic Center Drive, Augusta Maine
Membership Benefits

Up-to-Date Information
Sign up to receive MFPC Forest News, MFPC Forest Advocacy Review, Forest Products News, and Maine’s forest products industry.

 

Legislative Advocacy & Regulatory Monitoring
Make your voice heard in Augusta and Washington! MFPC employs three lobbyists who stay on top of legislative and regulatory initiatives affecting Maine’s forest products industry.

 

Networking
You’re invited! Take advantage of the Council’s many opportunities to visit with the who’s who of Maine’s forest products industry at any of our special events.

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