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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.

Is it still a deer yard if there are no deer?

Gerry Lavigne, Maine’s state deer biologist for three decades, discusses areas, especially in northern Maine, where there is deer habitat, but no deer. For more of Lavigne’s views on the Maine deer herd visit the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine’s Deer Recovery section or read: Northern Maine deer ecology

Other information: The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife presented the its Plan to Increase Maine’s Northern, Eastern and Western Deer Herd, including white tailed deer population goals and efforts to create a five-year benchmarking system on Jan. 25th, 2012.

 

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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
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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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