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Carbon Sequestration News ItemsNew Arkansas Industrial Wood Pellet Mill Raises Green Stakes - KASU11/14/2017 10:36:33 AM
KASU New Arkansas Industrial Wood Pellet Mill Raises Green Stakes KASU He says he plans to build more pellet mills, another in south Arkansas, a few in Mississippi and possibly a mill in Maine — all of which, he says, boost local rural economies. “Highland Pellets is having a $91-million dollar economic impact in the ...
How Climate Change Affects the Flow of Carbon from Land to Sea - Eos2/14/2017 7:55:40 AM
Eos How Climate Change Affects the Flow of Carbon from Land to Sea Eos Researchers tie dissolved organic carbon in the Gulf of Maine to changes in precipitation and runoff This composite image with enhanced colors, constructed from data acquired by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) sensor on the Suomi ...
Maine Voices: Is biomass energy carbon neutral? Not when you look at the facts - Press Herald1/13/2017 4:04:27 AM
Press Herald Maine Voices: Is biomass energy carbon neutral? Not when you look at the facts Press Herald To increase carbon sequestration , it would be better to manage for higher-volume forests with bigger trees. To reduce carbon emissions, it would be better to reduce burning both wood and fossil fuels; but if they are burned, that should be done in the ... and more »
Buyers of North Woods lands hopeful about future of Maine forest products - Bangor Daily News11/13/2016 7:29:45 AM
Bangor Daily News Buyers of North Woods lands hopeful about future of Maine forest products Bangor Daily News “They're being built, mostly in Europe and particularly in the U.K. This is not experimental, and it has a potential to make a big difference in carbon sequestration ,” Bahlkow said. Building standards could help that along, he said, if government ... and more »
Fire Management News ItemsExtreme Weather, Climate Change Costing Taxpayers Billions - NBCNews.com10/24/2017 6:12:59 AM
NBCNews.com Extreme Weather, Climate Change Costing Taxpayers Billions NBCNews.com A bipartisan pair of senators, Susan Collins, R- Maine , and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., requested the report from the GAO, an arm of Congress that helps provide research and oversight of the executive branch. This year's unusually destructive hurricane ... Climate Change, Natural Disasters Costing US Billions, Federal Watchdog Report Says The Weather Channel GAO: Trump should craft strategy to deal with economic harm of climate change Washington Examiner Congressional Auditor Urges Action to Address Climate Change New York Times GAO - Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee all 127 news articles »
Chance for Monster ME Wildfire Not So Unlikely - Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)10/23/2017 9:26:47 AM
Firehouse.com (press release) (blog) Chance for Monster ME Wildfire Not So Unlikely Firehouse.com (press release) (blog) "The drought was certainly a factor, but if you didn't have those winds, it probably wouldn't have gotten up in the crowns" of the trees, said Kent Nelson, fire prevention and forest ranger specialist with the Maine Forest Service. The fires were in ... and more »
Learning from the Great Fire of 1947 - Mount Desert Islander10/20/2017 6:59:45 AM
Mount Desert Islander Learning from the Great Fire of 1947 Mount Desert Islander The acreage of forest burned in wildland fires in Maine every year is much smaller now than it was back then, he said. In fact, it's less than the area burned intentionally with prescribed burns. “It would be unimaginable to me that something like the ...
Prospect of timber harvesting creates uncertainties for Katahdin Woods and Waters - Press Herald9/19/2017 3:38:15 AM
Press Herald Prospect of timber harvesting creates uncertainties for Katahdin Woods and Waters Press Herald Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to allow “active timber management” within Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument is raising new questions about logging on the 87,500-acre swath of federal lands in Maine's North Woods. In a report ... Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's Report to the President on National Monuments - DocumentCloud DocumentCloud Shrink at least 4 national monuments and modify a half-dozen others, Zinke tells Trump Washington Post Interior Report Recommends Cuts or Changes to Seven National Land Monuments Wall Street Journal all 300 news articles »
Amid Raging Wildfires, Fire Management Practices Criticized - U.S. News & World Report9/7/2017 6:51:28 PM
U.S. News & World Report Amid Raging Wildfires, Fire Management Practices Criticized U.S. News & World Report Alabama · Alaska · Arizona · Arkansas · California · Colorado · Connecticut · Delaware · Florida · Georgia · Hawaii · Idaho · Illinios · Louisiana · Maine · Maryland · Massachusetts · Michigan · Minnesota · Mississippi · Missouri · Montana · Indiana ... and more »
Forestry Resources News ItemsTribe's forests, a crucial resource, fall prey from within - Press Herald7/25/2014 12:11:32 AM
Press Herald Tribe's forests, a crucial resource, fall prey from within Press Herald In 2006, the year Billy Nicholas became governor, that figure jumped to 15,270, then to 27,860 in 2008 and 29,102 in 2009, the highest harvest since 1985, when huge stands of forest were cut across Maine in response to a severe outbreak of spruce ...
UMaine professor helps business take wood from bottom of lake to the showroom - Bangor Daily News3/15/2014 6:34:05 AM
Bangor Daily News UMaine professor helps business take wood from bottom of lake to the showroom Bangor Daily News “If we can help with Maine industry, we do so. Everybody in the department [School of Forestry Resources ] does some of it. It's our way of giving back.” Rice's work doesn't come free and he doesn't do it for just anybody. People who just show up at the ... and more »