Maine Loggers - April 26, 2022

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In this issue:

How to Create a Trap Tree to Monitor for Emerald Ash Borer Workshop – Greenwood


May 8, 2022


9:00 AM - 10:30 AM


Noyes Mt. Preserve, 172 Richardson Hollow Road, Greenwood, ME

Join Maine Forest Service Entomologist Colleen Teerling and District Forester Mike Richard to learn how you can participate in the early detection of emerald ash borer infestations in Western Maine. Participants will learn about emerald ash borer's lifecycle and how to create a "trap tree" on their property that can aid in detecting infestations within the region.

For more information or to pre-register please call District Forester Mike Richard: 207-441-3276 or

This program is offered by the Western Foothills Land Trust, Maine Woodland Owners, Oxford County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Maine Forest Service.

2022 Water Protection Workshops – Fort Kent & Passadumkeag

Hosted by Master Logger


May 19, 2022 (Fort Kent) & May 20, 2022 (Passadumkeag)


7:45 AM - 3:00 PM


Fort Kent, ME & Passadumkeag, ME



Join Master Logger for an outside, interactive workshop that will cover protecting water resources through BMP's, harvest planning, and oil/diesel spill best practices. There will also be a bonus session on fighting forest fires for loggers.

This workshop will focus on:

  • Stream crossings
  • Harvesting near water
  • Oil spill practices
  • Fire fighting for loggers

The workshop will include a short morning session from each presenter and then a field session with each presenter having a training station.

Loggers, foresters, forest landowners, as well as municipal officials are encouraged to attend!

Continuing Education Credits available through:

  • Master Logger - 8 Hrs
  • Society of American Foresters


Register by May 13, 2022, as space is limited.

Registration can be completed:

A hearty lunch will be provided,

Each logger will enter their name and company name to win a wooden skidder bridge! The more employees you bring, the better the chances. Spill kits will be given away. Each attendee will receive a Maine BMP Manual.

FINAL REMINDER - Forest Carbon Training Webinars - May 4, 11, 18 & 25

Do you want the latest in everything from the science of forest carbon to climate-friendly management to forest carbon markets?  Then sign up for one or more of the upcoming series of forest carbon training webinars coming up in May.  Designed for professional foresters, these webinars will also be useful for any forest landowner interested in the topic.  Please pass this along to anyone you think might be interested. 

The webinars are free.  Registration is required.

The first three webinars will be led by Dr. Alexandra Kosiba, Climate Forester from the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation.  The fourth will be presentations from forest carbon project developers.  Charles Levesque, executive director of the North East State Foresters Association and Coordinator of the Securing Northeast Forest Carbon Program effort, will moderate the webinars.


1 - The Science of Forest Carbon

When: May 4, 2022 09:00 – 10:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register for this webinar


2 - The Science of Forest Carbon Management

When: May 11, 2022 09:00 – 10:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register for this webinar


3 - Forest Carbon Markets Overview and NRCS Forest Carbon Opportunities

When: May 18, 2022 09:00 – 10:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register for this webinar


4 - Forest Carbon Project Developers

When: May 25, 2022 09:00 AM – 12:00 Noon Eastern Time (US and Canada)

This webinar will include representatives from 5 different forest carbon project developers discussing their programs.

Register for this webinar


For more information:

Contact Charles Levesque at 603-588-3272 or

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