The Future of Maine's Forests: How Does the State Plan to Develop Our Vital Forest Industry?
One in every 24 Maine jobs is in the forest products industry, and it contributes about one in 20 GDP dollars in our state. We’ll examine what the Mills’ administration has planned to develop the forestry industry while also addressing climate change and sustainability issues. Experts will address matters pertaining to the future of forest products, what other nations are doing to develop their forestry industry, and the tension between existing industry and those wanting new investment.
- Shane O’Neil, Forest Industry Business Development Manager, University of Maine
- Patrick Strauch, Executive Director, Maine Forest Products Council
- Marina Bowie, Executive Director, Biobased Maine
- Patty Cormier, Director, Maine Forest Service
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- Bio-Based Economy: Using Renewable Resources from Maine's Sea and Forests
- Maine’s paper industry ‘positioned to have a revitalization’
- For/Maine Initiative
- Forest Bioproducts Research Institute at UMaine
- How does climate change affect forests and grasslands?
- The EPA Declared That Burning Wood Is Carbon Neutral. It’s Actually a Lot More Complicated
- Renewable Fuel Standard Program