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Carbon Sequestration News ItemsMarine Science Students Research Ocean Changes, Microplastics, Invasive Species, and More - Bowdoin (press release) (blog)1/2/2018 8:55:43 AM
Bowdoin (press release) (blog) Marine Science Students Research Ocean Changes, Microplastics, Invasive Species, and More Bowdoin (press release) (blog) The Marine Science Semester is an immersive academic program focusing on the study of benthic ecology, biological oceanography, coastal Maine history, and marine molecular ecology and evolution. While much of their time is spent at the Schiller Coastal ...
How Wolfe's Neck Farm is combating climate change - Press Herald10/29/2017 4:10:13 AM
Press Herald How Wolfe's Neck Farm is combating climate change Press Herald She's also, coincidentally, a Maine resident who visits Wolfe's Neck regularly (she was hiking there a weekend ago). She said it is .... “How lucky is it that right down the road from me, literally, there is someone measuring carbon sequestration ...
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 Roughly 3000 cubic meters of water drain into the Gulf of Maine every second from the region's watershed, and 90% of the organic carbon carried by rivers in the northeastern United States is DOC. The team measured DOC export sensitivity in relation ...
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 If climate change is truly a concern, then the dual goals should be to increase carbon sequestration and reduce carbon emissions. To increase carbon sequestration , it would be better to manage for higher-volume forests with bigger trees. To reduce ... 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 ItemsWhat in blazes? They're burning RI forests, turning back the clock | video - The Providence Journal5/18/2018 12:41:07 PM
The Providence Journal What in blazes? They're burning RI forests, turning back the clock | video The Providence Journal Pine barrens once stretched throughout the Northeast, from Massachusetts to New Jersey with pockets as far south as Maryland, as far north as Maine and inland to central New York. Also known .... He founded Northeast Forest and Fire Management in 2006.
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 ... Matt Bartlett, Jack Martel, Keith Higgins and Mike Bender were on hand to discuss fire protection today, along with Tony Davis, North Country Fire Management officer for Acadia National Park and Bill Hamilton, chief forest ranger of the Maine ...
Events commemorate Fire of '47 - Mount Desert Islander10/11/2017 7:23:24 AM
Mount Desert Islander Events commemorate Fire of '47 Mount Desert Islander The panelists will include the fire chiefs of the four Mount Desert Island towns and fire management experts from Acadia National Park, the Maine Forest Service and the Northeastern Forest Fire Protection Commission. Tickets cost $10 and can be ...
Forestry Resources News ItemsProposed farm bill could mean bad news for Maine's organic farmers - Bangor Daily News5/25/2018 6:07:34 AM
Bangor Daily News Proposed farm bill could mean bad news for Maine's organic farmers Bangor Daily News “We are of course concerned about all farmers in Maine — large and small,” said Walter Whitcomb, commissioner of the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry . “Funding for ... “The bill [would have] eliminated the Conservation ...
Group seeks to bring chestnut back from blight - Conway Daily Sun5/22/2018 5:06:02 PM
Conway Daily Sun Group seeks to bring chestnut back from blight Conway Daily Sun Joey Owle, the Cherokees' secretary of agriculture and natural resources , flew to Maine to receive chestnut tree seeds as both a gesture of goodwill and part of a forestry management plan on his tribe's land in western North Carolina. The meeting took ...
New UMaine energy proposal calls for biomass, solar - Press Herald5/22/2018 4:03:16 AM
Press Herald New UMaine energy proposal calls for biomass, solar Press Herald The University of Maine in Orono would get much of its heat and electricity from an on-campus Renewable Energy Center fueled by locally harvested wood and a huge solar array, according to a plan being negotiated by the university system and Honeywell ...
Accessible Hiking Trails To Check Out In Maine - Maine Public5/19/2018 11:18:08 AM
Maine Public Accessible Hiking Trails To Check Out In Maine Maine Public ... located in a natural wetland and passes through a mixed wooded fen and then loops around a northern peat bog. More resources for finding accessible hiking trails can be found at TrailLink and Maine Trail Finder. You can find more information about ... and more »
No warnings on Maine fiddleheads, despite health concerns over Canadian ferns - WGME5/18/2018 11:34:28 AM
WGME No warnings on Maine fiddleheads, despite health concerns over Canadian ferns WGME According to officials with the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry , there are no health risks associated with Maine fiddleheads. When Mainers forage for fiddleheads, they are going ... While there was some flooding in Maine this ... and more »
Irving's plan for Aroostook lakes region includes commercial, residential development - Mainebiz5/14/2018 10:54:12 AM
Irving's plan for Aroostook lakes region includes commercial, residential development Mainebiz According to the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry , Irving's proposal involves rezoning a portion of its land in the Fish River Lakes region in Aroostook County to a " resource plan protection subdistrict" in order to implement ...
State mulling new camping options at Eagle Lake, Deboullie - fiddleheadfocus.com5/8/2018 10:11:31 PM
fiddleheadfocus.com State mulling new camping options at Eagle Lake, Deboullie fiddleheadfocus.com Cathy Johnson, forests and wildlife project director with the Natural Resources Council of Maine , wrote that making the boat-only Eagle Lake campsite accessible to ATVs and vehicles could “result in degradation of the semi-remote character of the area.”.
Conservation group acquires almost 18000 forested acres Downeast - Mainebiz5/3/2018 11:58:49 AM
Mainebiz Conservation group acquires almost 18000 forested acres Downeast Mainebiz Joining The Conservation Fund in the collaborative effort are: The Nature Conservancy, Maine Coast Heritage Trust, New England Forestry Foundation, Blue Hill Heritage Trust and Downeast Salmon Federation. The land conservation ... During its temporary ... and more »