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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.

It’s MFPC award time! Please nominate an outstanding logger, trucker, forester or manufacturer

Each year, the Maine Forest Products Council asks its members to select outstanding individuals from the forest products community who excel in their professions. (See previous winners). Below you’ll find the criteria and nomination form for: 

Criteria and Nomination Form for Outstanding Logger

Criteria and Nomination Form for Outstanding Trucker

Criteria and Nomination Form for Outstanding Manufacturer

Outstanding Forester Nomination Form

Click here for a list of previous winners

Please take the time to consider those people in the forest products community who have done an exemplary job in these areas and deserve recognition for their positive impact on our industry.  It is an important opportunity for us to look within our industry and provide recognition and public attention where it is due.  The recipients of the awards will be honored at the Maine Forest Products Council 2017 Annual meeting awards banquet on September 16 at SugarLoaf Ski Area in  Carrabassett Valley, Maine.

Email the nomination form to Sue McCarthy or mail to MFPC, 535 Civic Center Drive, Augusta ME 04330.

 

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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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