Maine Loggers - March 28, 2023

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Maine Forest Service

In this issue:

Forestry Rules of Maine: What you need to know

Maine Forest Service – Forest Policy & Management Division

Dates & Locations:

Thursday 04/06/2023
Wilton, DOT facility (932 Route 2)

Tuesday 04/11/2023
Maine Lakes Science Center (51 Willet Road, Bridgton)

This workshop is intended for loggers and foresters and will provide a basic understanding of Maine’s timber harvesting rules. The emphasis is on rules concerning water quality, clearcutting, liquidation harvesting, and forest operations notifications. The workshop will not cover laws/rules enforced by the Forest Protection Division/Forest Rangers. Participants will receive a copy of the MFS publication, “The Forestry Rules of Maine.”

The workshop will begin with sign-in at 8:30 AM and refreshments, presentations begin at a half hour later. Attendance is limited and pre-registration is required. Exact start and end times will be listed on the registration pages. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Continuing Education Credits:

  • QLP – 4 credits
  • CLP – 1/2 day
  • SAF/LF - 3.5 hrs. (Category 1)
  • Master Logger – 5 credits


Use the link below to register for the workshop you wish to attend by the Friday before each workshop:

Presenters for this workshop include Maine Forest Service District Foresters and Regional Enforcement Coordinators.

Water Resource Protection Workshops – Maine

Employees, foremen and owners of Master Logger Certified® companies should join us for an outside, interactive workshop that will cover protecting Water Resources through BMPs, harvest planning, oil/diesel spill best practices, and protecting riparian habitats.

  • May 11th Fort Kent, Maine at TNT Road Company
  • May 24th Jay, Maine at the Jay Fire Department, 1038 Main St.


  • BMP closeout methods
  • BMPs for roads, ditches, and culverts
  • Oil Spill Handling
  • IFW - Protecting Riparian Habitat 


Master Logger Certification®

SAF credits (pending)

Other (pending)

*This workshop is for Master Logger Certified companies, but other loggers, foresters, landowners, and municipal officials are encouraged to attend pending space.

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These workshops are presented by Master Logger Program/TCNEF, with assistance from Maine Dept. of Environmental Protection, Dept. of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife, and the Maine Forest Service.