Video: Experts at the University of Maine, Maine Forest Service, Maine Audubon, and others around the state show and explain the range of timber management strategies and their long term impact on the forest. Using the Penobscot Experimental Forest, the long term results of decades-old timber management practices can be seen on the forest today. Forest management practices that consider timber production, habitat needs, climate change, pests, and disease are thoughtfully explained.
Guide to Sustainable Forest Management: The Maine Mountain Collaborative is actively exploring new conservation investment strategies that result in long-term “Exemplary Forest” management that benefit climate, wildlife habitat, and forest value. The New England Forestry Foundation has created this one-page document briefly explaining how Exemplary Forestry would be implemented in the Acadian Forest Region and lists the standards and metrics specific to this landscape.