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SFI Certification Guidance Templates for Maine

This SFI Members only webpage is intended to serve as a reference only resource for Maine SFI participants seeking or maintaining SFI Certification. The individual and or accumulative utilization of information and resources available on this site in no way provides any assurances to successful certification to the SFI Standards. The intent of this site is to provide some of the common and generic information needed for certification in augmentation of information, programs and procedures. SFI participants develop independently.

 

1-For Management Planning, 2-For Health & Productivity, 3-Protection of Water, 4-Biodiversity, 5-Visual Quality, 6-Special Sites, 7-Efficient Use of Resources, 8-Indigenous Peoples, 9-Legal Compliance, 10-Research, 11-Training & Education, 12-Landowner Outreach, 13-Public Land Responsibilities, 14-Public Reporting, 15-Management Review,

 

Evidence                             2015-2019 SFI Standards

LAND MANAGEMENT

Land Management Standard Guidance Documents123456789101112131415
Maine BMP Manual for Water Quality2.33.19.1.112.1.2
Maine BMP Use and Effectiveness
3.1.1, 3.1.310.2.1
Forestry Quarantines2.44.1.712.1.2
Forest & Shade Tree Insect & Disease Conditions for Maine2.412.1.2
Invasive Threats to Maine's Forests and Trees2.44.1.712.1.2
Invasive Plants2.44.1.712.1.2
Invasive Plants -- Fact sheets2.44.1.712.1.2
Forest Habitat Management Guidelines for Vernal Pool Wildlife4.1.612.1.2
Biomass Retention Guidelines2.3.34.1.212.1.2
Federal list of Maine Endangered and Threatened Species4.1.412.1.2
State List of Maine Endangered and Threatened Species4.1.412.1.2
Forestry Rules of Maine9.1.1
Maine Forest Practices Act
9.1.1
Forest Regeneration and Clearcutting Standards9.1.112.1.2
LURC Forestry Standards – Sub section 279.1.1
Statewide Standards for Timber Harvesting in Shoreland9.1.1
Chapter 23 - Liquidation Harvesting Rules and Interpretation by the MFS9.1.112.1.2
DEP Shoreland Zoning – starting with Chapter 10009.1.1
Maine's Healthy Forest Program (for small woodland owners)10.2.1.d12.1.2
Maine's Healthy Forest Program Web site & Harvest Satisfaction Survey10.1.2.d12.1.2
USDA NRCS Web Soil Survey2.3.1
Geological Survey (DOC)2.3.1
Maine’s CLP Program – Database Search11.1.512.1.2
2015 Letter to Representatives8.3.212.2, 12.3
2015 Letter to all Municipalities -5-4-20158.3.212.2, 12.3
SFI GOAL Brochure8.3.212.1.2, 12.313.1.2
2010-2011 SFI Annual Report12.1,12.2
SFI Annual Report 2012-201312.1,12.2
2014 SFI annual report12.1,12.2
2016-2017 SFI annual report12.1,12.2
2018 SFI annual report12.1,12.2
2020 SFI annual report12.1,12.2
2012 SFI Minutes 12.1,12.2
2013 SFI Minutes 12.1,12.2
2014 SFI Minutes 12.1,12.2
2015 SIC Minutes 12.1,12.2
2017 SIC Minutes 12.1,12.2
2018 SIC Minutes 12.1,12.2
Nov Newsletter 200912.1.3
Jan. Newsletter 201012.1.3
Principles and Criteria for approving a logger training program in Maine11.2.1, 11.2.2
Principles and Criteria for the SIC Approving a CLP Program in Maine11.2.3
Green Building - Gov LePage Press Release
Bald Eagle Nest Identification Guide1.1.14.1.112.1.2
Maine Snowmobile Association Article on SFI5.4.112.1.2
Forests with Exceptional Conservation Value12.1.2
Landowner Outreach 201312.2.1
DEP ltr Recognizing CLP Trained as equivalent to DEP Certified for working in shoreland zones
USDA’s climate change impacts on agriculture & forestry10.3.2
MFS Annual Reports -Silvicultural Activities/Stumpage Prices/Wood Processing Reports10.2
(Federal) Mane Indian Claims Settlement Act of 19808.3
SFI GOAL Policies and Procedures8.3.213.1.2
SFI GOAL Promotion8.3.213.1.2
Webinar MFS-SFI Hotline Response Process12.3.213.1.2
SFI Wildlife 2010
SIC Workshop Descriptions5.1.1
Deer yards Feb 20114.1.412.1.2
Overview of Deer Management in Maine1.1.14.1.4
DWA Guidelines for Maine1.1.14.1.4
MFS Assessment of Regional Spruce Budworm 12.5.122.44.1.410.2.1
MFS Spruce Budworm Site2.44.1.4
ME SBW Response Task Force - Draft - Initial Risk Assessment and Preparation & Response Recommendations2.44.1.4
Chop and Drop 1.1.13.2.14.1.4
Sponsorship of Aquatic Organism1.1.13.2.14.1.410.1.1, 10.2, 10.312.1.2
Fin Introduction 20133.2.14.1.410.1.1, 10.2, 10.312.1.2
FIN Webpage Link4.1.4
Project Share Board of Directors4.1.4
Maine WildLife Action Plan SWAP 2015 Revision - SIC Represented on Steering Committee4.1.4
Northern Long-eared Bat Discussion 5-28-20144.1.4
Northern Long Eared Bats article May 20144.1.4
2015 Training and Outreach efforts11.2.212.2
Silvicultural Guide for Northern White-Cedar1
Sustainable Management of White-Tailed Deer and White-Cedar1

 

1-Biodiversity, 2-Adherence to BMPs, 3-Use of QLPs, 4-Legal Compliance, 5-Forestry Research, 6-Training, 7-Landowner Outreach, 8-Public Lands Responsibilities, 9-Public Reporting, 10-Management Review, 11-Avoid Bio Hotspots, 12-Avoid Illegal Logging, 13-Avoid Areas w/o Social Laws

 

 

Evidence                             2015-2019 SFI Standards

 

FIBER SOURCING

Fiber Sourcing Standard Guidance Documents12345678910111213
>Maine BMP Use and Effectiveness2.14.1.17.1.2
NH BMP Manual for Water Quality2.1
Vermont BMP Use and Effectiveness2.1
Vermont BMP Landowners - Forest Access Roads2.1
Quebec BMP for Private Woodlots2.1
Maine BMP Use and Effectiveness2.25.2.1
Forest & Shade Tree Insect & Disease Conditions for Maine7.1.2
Invasive Threats to Maine's Forests and Trees7.1.2
Invasive Plants7.1.2
Invasive Plants -- Fact sheets7.1.2
Forest Habitat Management Guidelines for Vernal Pool Wildlife7.1.2
Biomass Retention Guidelines1.17.1.211.1.2
Federal list of Maine Endangered and Threatened Species1.14.1.17.1.211.1.2
State List of Maine Endangered and Threatened Species1.14.1.17.1.211.1.2
Forestry Rules of Maine4.1.1
Maine Forest Practices Act
4.1.1
Forest Regeneration and Clearcutting Standards4.1.17.1.2
LURC Forestry Standards – Sub section 274.1.1
Statewide Standards for Timber Harvesting in Shoreland4.1.1
Chapter 23 - Liquidation Harvesting Rules and Interpretation by the MFS4.1.1
MFS Liquidation Harvesting Interpretations4.1.1
DEP Shoreland Zoning – starting with Chapter 10004.1.1
Maine's Healthy Forest Program (for small woodland owners)1.13.1.17.111.1.2
Maine's Healthy Forest Program Web site & Harvest Satisfaction Survey1.13.1.17.111.1.2
USDA NRCS Web Soil Survey
http://www.maine.gov/doc/nrimc/mgs/explore/virtual.htm
Maine’s CLP Program – Database Search3.1.26.1.5
2015 Letter to Representatives7.2
2015 Letter to all Municipalities -5-4-20157.2
SFI GOAL Brochure7.1.2
2010-2011 SFI Annual Report7.2
2013/2014 annual report7.2
2015 SFI annual report7.2
2016-2017 SFI annual report7.2
2018 SFI annual report7.2
2020 SFI annual report7.2
SIC Minutes 20127.1
SFI Minutes 20137.1
SFI Minutes 20147.1
SFI Minutes 20157.1
2017 SIC Minutes 7.1
2018 SIC Minutes 7.1
Certification promoted thru SIC &7.1.5
Maine Pilot Project Kick-Off7.1.5
MFPC January 2010 Newsletter7.1.3
MFPC November 2009 Newsletter7.1.3
Principles and Criteria for Approving a Logger Training Program in Maine6.2.1, 6.2.2
Principles and Criteria for the SIC Approving a CLP Program in Maine6.2.1, 6.2.2
Green Building - Gov. LePage Press Release
7.1.5
Bald Eagle Nest Identification Guide1.17.1.211.1.2
Maine Snowmobile Association Article on SFI7.1.2
Forests with Exceptional Conservation Value1.17.1.211.1.2
Landowner Outreach 20137.1.2
Forest Contractor Certification Letter 4-28-11 corrected2.1
USDA’s climate change impacts on agriculture & forestry5.3.1
SFI GOAL Policies and Procedures4.1.47.38.1.2
SFI GOAL Promotion4.1.47.2, 7.38.1.2
Webinar MFS-SFI Hotline Response Process7.3.28.1.2
SFI Wildlife 20101.15.311.1.2
SIC Workshop's Descriptions6
@Deer yards Feb 20111.111.1.2
Over view of Deer Management in Maine1.111.1.2
DWA Guidelines for Maine1.17.1211.1.2
MFS Assessment of Regional Spruce Budworm 12.5.125.1.1, 5.2, 5.37.1.4
MFS Spruce Budworm Site7.1.2
ME SBW Response Task Force - Draft - Initial Risk Assessment and Preparation & Response Recommendations.7.1.2
Chop and Drop7.1.2
Sponsorship of Aquatic Organism1.15.1.1, 5.2, 5.37.1.411.1.2
FIN Introduction 20131.15.1.1, 5.2, 5.37.1.411.1.2
FIN Webpage Link7.1.2
Project Share Board of Directors1.15.1.1, 5.2, 5.37.1.411.1.2
Maine WildLife Action Plan 1.15.1.1, 5.2, 5.37.1.411.1.2
Northern Long-eared Bat Discussion 5-28-20141.17.1.411.1.2
Northern Long Eared Bats article May 20141.17.1.411.1.2
2018 Training and Outreach efforts1.16.2.2

 

 

Evidence                                  2010-2014 SFI Standards

 

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Maine BMP Manual for Water Quality   2 3         8           14            
Maine BMP Use and Effectiveness                             15          
NH BMP Manual for Water Quality   2 3         8           14 15          
Vermont BMP Manual for Water Quality   2 3         8           14 15          
Vermont BMP Landowners – Forest Access Roads   2 3         8           14 15          
Quebec BMP Culvert Installation   2 3         8           14 15          
Quebec BMP for Private Woodlots   2 3         8           14 15          
Maine Forestry Best Management Practices 2010-2011   2 3             10                   20
Forestry Quarantines   2           8                 17      
Forestry Pest – Hot Topics   2           8                 17      
Invasive Plants   2   4                         17      
Invasive Plants – Fact sheet #7   2   4                         17      
Vernal Pools – Fact sheet #15     3 4       8                 17      
Biomass Retention Guidelines   2 3 4     7 8                        
Endangered Species List       4   6   8                 17      
Manomet’s Patch Retention Guidelines       4   6   8                 17      
Forest Regeneration and Clearcutting Standards         5                 14            
LURC Forestry Standards – Sub section 27                           14            
Statewide Standards for Timber Harvesting in Shoreland                           14            
Liquidation Harvesting                           14            
DEP Shoreland Zoning – starting with Chapter 1000                           14            
Maine’s Healthy Forest Initiative                                        
Geological Survey (DOC)           6                            
SWOAM Handbook               8                        
Schedule a FREE woodland meeting with a MFS Forester               8                        
Maine’s CLP Program – Database Search               8 9             16        
2015 House of Representatives Letter                                 17      
2015 Letter to all Municipalities -5-4-2015                                 17      
SFI GOAL bro                                 17      
2014SFI annual report                                 17      
SFI Minutes 2012                                 17      
SFI Minutes 2013                                 17      
Certification promoted thru SIC               8                        
MFPC January 2010 Newsletter                                 17      
MFPC November 2009 Newsletter                                 17      
Logging Training Principles and Criteria 2005-2009                               16        
Governors Press Release                                        
Adapting to Climate Change                             15          
Maine’s Healthy Forest Initiative                                        
Bald Eagle Brochure                                 17      
Maine Pilot Project Kick-Off               8                        
Maine Snowmobile Association Article on SFI               8                        
Forests with Exceptional Conservation Value       4                                
Logging Programs in Maine and the 2010-2015 SFI Standards                               16        
Landowner Outreach 2013               8                 17      
Forest Contractor Certification Letter                                        
USDA’s climate change impacts on agriculture & forestry                                        
Silvicultural Report – Clearcutting & Precommercial Activities                                        
Silvicultural Activities Report – Import and Export Info.                                        
SFI GOAL Policies and Procedures                                        
SFI GOAL Promotion                                        
SFI TF Certification Pilot Dec. Notes                                        
SFIWildlife2010                                        
SIC Workshop’s Descriptions               8   10             17      
Deer yards Feb 2011                                        
What doing for deer Feb 2011 8 5x11size                                        
DWA Guidelines 2 4 10                                        
MFS Assessment of Regional Spruce Budworm 12.5.12                                        
SIC Budworm Pres MFS Sept 12                                        
Sponsorship of Aquatic Organism Passage – Road-Stream                                        
Maine public radio story on stream restoration                                        
Maine public TV story on Fish Passage                                        
Forest & Shade Tree – Insects & Disease Conditions for Maine June 26, 2013                                        
Forest & Shade Tree – Insects & Disease Conditions for Maine May 8, 2013                                        
FIN Introduction 2013                                        
Northern Long-Eared Bat Discussion 5-28-2014                                        
Northern Long Eared Bats article May 2014                                        
Webinar MFS-SFI Hotline Response Process