Licensed Foresters - March 7, 2023

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Maine Forest Service

Notice of Agency Rulemaking Proposal

AGENCY: 02-333 Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation, Board of Licensure of Foresters

The following item is being sent to subscribers as a courtesy.

The Board of Licensure of Foresters has proposed new/amended rules regarding licensure by for credentialed individuals from other jurisdictions, as well as clarifying terminology, definitions, forester roles and agreements.

For a copy of the proposed rule and related documents, please direct your request to the contact person for this filing or visit Board of Licensure of Foresters and scroll down to “What’s New.”

COMMENT DEADLINE: Friday, March 17, 2023 by 5:00 PM

CONTACT PERSON FOR THIS FILING (include name, mailing address, telephone, fax, TTY, email): Catherine E. Pendergast, 35 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0035, 207-624-8518, TTY: Maine relay 711,

Workshop: Maine’s Tree Growth & Open Space Property Tax Programs

Maine Forest Service in conjunction with Southern Aroostook Soil and Water Conservation District (SASWCD)


Wednesday, March 29, 2023


6 PM to 8 PM


Houlton Higher Education Center, 18 Military Street, Houlton, Maine

Topics Include: 

Maine’s Tree Growth  andOpen Space Property Tax Programs, MFS & USDA NRCS Forest Management Incentives

This workshop is designed for landowners, foresters, and loggers in an indoor classroom setting. This workshop will cover a broad overview of how Maine’s Tree Growth and Open Space Programs work, landowner responsibilities, and value determinations.  USDA-NRCS will also present an overview of their forest management incentives. 

No registration is required to attend this event.

Continuing Education Credits:

2 QLP, 2 CLP & 2 SAF Cat 1