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Maine has about 4 millions of acres of conserved lands. That’s more acres than Yellowstone (2,219,791) and Everglades (1,507,850) national parks combined.

MFPC members featured in Lumber and Sons video

 

MFPC member Eric Kingsley of Innovative Natural Resource Solutions emailed us about this wonderful video, saying. “I thought you might enjoy this video (5 min) telling the story of family owned lumber mills. It is set in Maine, but it is really the story of the industry.  This was done by my friends at the SOAP Group, and strikes me as the kind of thing we need more of.  Enjoy.”

Featured in the video are, from Robbins Lumber,  Jim Sr., Jim Jr., Catherine and Alden Robbins, and from Pleasant River Lumber, Luke, Chris and Jason Brochu.

In his blog, John Rooks of the SOAP Group said: “For 12 years I’ve been lucky enough to work with the Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association [NELMA]. They were a client before SOAP was born. And they have continually pushed us to do some of our most innovative work. Lately, we’ve been interviewing NELMA members to document the long history of family-run lumber mills in the Northeast.  The stories are very much about the culture of sustainability in the lumber industry.”

 

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MFPC Golf Tournament

MFPC's annual golf tournament - email Sue McCarthy if you would like to sponsor or play in the tournament.
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When: Thu July 11 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM

MFPC Annual Meeting

The meeting this year will be held at Sugarloaf Mountain, 5092 Sugarloaf Access Rd.
Carrabassett Valley, Maine 04947
When: Sun September 15 12:00 PM - Mon September 16 9:00 AM
Where: Sugarloaf
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