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School of Forest Resources LogoWelcome to the UMaine School of Forest Resources! As one of the oldest and most respected forest resource programs in the country, our faculty and students are at the forefront of innovative education and research in managing forests, protecting landscapes, and meeting society’s ever-growing and diverse needs from the forest.

Prospective Students

Our students prepare for careers sustainably managing forestlands, designing nature-based recreation and tourism opportunities, and developing wood-based bioproducts for a renewable green economy.

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Student Focus

Chuck Ravis
My research is directed toward exploring participation in forest certification programs and informing whether they have achieved their primary objectives regarding economic sustainability, environmental sustainability, and social well-being. Read More in Student Focus.

Alumni & Friends

2013 Distinguished Alumnus
The School of Forest Resources is honored to recognize George F. Ritz as the 2013 School of Forest Resources Distinguished Alumnus. Read More in Alumni & Friends.

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