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Photo Release: Don Mansius Recognized by Maine Forest Products Council with Doug Denico Forester Award

NEWRY – The Maine Forest Products Council (MFPC) awarded Don Mansius of Appleton with the organization’s Doug Denico Forester Award at its 62nd Annual Meeting in Newry on Monday, September 19. The award, presented by MFPC Treasurer Peter Triandafillou, recognized Mansius for 31 years of exceptional service in advancing public policies supporting sustainable forest management …

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Photo Release: Gordon Gamble Recognized by Maine Forest Products Council with Albert D. Nutting Award

NEWRY – The Maine Forest Products Council (MFPC) awarded Gordon Gamble of Roxbury, a retired board member, with the organization’s Albert D. Nutting Award at the organization’s annual meeting on Monday, September 19. The award, presented by MFPC Board Member Eric Kingsley, recognized Gamble for his dedication to sustainable forestry and conservation, his demonstrated leadership …

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Photo Release: LP Building Solutions Recognized by Maine Forest Products Council with Outstanding Manufacturing Award

NEWRY – The Maine Forest Products Council (MFPC) presented LP Building Solutions with the organization’s Outstanding Manufacturing Award at its 62nd Annual Meeting in Newry on Monday, September 19. The award, presented by MFPC President Ryan McAvoy, recognized Louisiana Pacific Building Solutions’ commitment to manufacturing excellence, and southern Aroostook County, as exemplified by its recent …

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Photo Release: A&A Brochu Logging Recognized by Maine Forest Products Council with Outstanding Logger Award

NEWRY – The Maine Forest Products Council (MFPC) awarded A&A Brochu Logging with the organization’s Outstanding Logger Award at its 62nd Annual Meeting in Newry on Monday, September 19. The award, presented by MFPC Board Member Chris Fife, recognized the company for exemplary on-the-ground performance while conducting early commercial thinning, its commitment to the well-being …

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Photo Release: Mike St. Peter Recognized by Maine Forest Products Council with Abby Holman Public Service Award

NEWRY – The Maine Forest Products Council (MFPC) awarded Mike St. Peter of Jackman with the organization’s Abby Holman Public Service Award at its 62nd Annual Meeting in Newry on Monday, September 19. The award, presented by Don Tardie, recognized St. Peter for his development and delivery of a quality safety training program (Certified Logging …

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STATEMENT: Maine Forest Products Council applauds Collins, King for securing funds to strengthen Maine’s forest economy

The following is a statement by Pat Strauch, Executive Director of the Maine Forest Products Council, in response today’s announcement (included below). “The forest products industry in Maine is constantly evolving and changing with the times. This innovation takes tremendous resources, so the Maine Forest Products Council thanks Senator Susan Collins and Senator Angus King …

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Researchers look to Maine’s logged North Woods for lessons on protecting birds

Maine Public/Piscataquis Observer, August 15, 2022 Thirty years ago, as a paper company undertook a massive, 15,000-acre clear-cut near Moosehead Lake, a team of bird researchers had an idea. They wanted to document how songbirds are affected by commercial forest practices across a large landscape. The results surprised them. They found that birds and logging …

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We are hiring!

The Maine Forest Products Council, the not-for-profit trade association for Maine’s iconic forest products industry, is seeking a full-time Office Manager. The position is responsible for managing office operations including bookkeeping (AP/AR), budgeting, and facilities vendor management. The assistant reports to the Executive Director and helps manage correspondence and membership association activities. Event planning is …

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