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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.

Our Programs

Student Focus

Spencer Meyer
My research focuses on how various conservation mechanisms (e.g., working forest conservation easements, forest certification, public ownership, market incentives, etc.), are used to ensure forested landscapes remain intact such that future landscapes remain healthy and continue to provide society with vital services. 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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