[repost] In The Maine Woods, A Towering Giant Could Help Save Chestnuts

Here is some interesting forest news, covered by The Salt – NPR, about the Maine Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation. Read the chestnut story now.

Annual Report 2014-2015

In preparation for the upcoming AGM, our 2014-2015 Annual Report is now available to read in PDF.  

New Website live: Perfection will have to wait

We have waited long enough. It’s time to launch our new website… So, here it is! While we are still completing some sections of the site—and working out a few kinks—we felt that it was finally time to get this site live. We have worked on this on and off, and while we know it’s […]

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Forestry in Trouble

Here is some disturbing news about support for private forests. “Forestry is in trouble at every level” — Orillia Packet. Go to the article

Death of Hemlock Trees Yields New Life for Hardwood Trees, but at What Cost to the Ecosystem?

Source: slkdjflsdkj Dec. 20, 2012 — Due to the introduction of exotic pests and pathogens, tree species are being eliminated one by one from forest ecosystems. In some cases, scientists can observe immediately how their loss affects the environment, whereas in other cases, creative puzzle solving and analysis reveal unexpected repercussions. In the case of […]