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University Forests

Welcome to the University Forests

Photo courtesy of Stacy Birch, MS student

Photo courtesy of Stacy Birch, MS student

Mission Statement

The University Forests Office of the University of Maine is responsible for Managing the forestlands owned by the University of Maine and the University of Maine Foundation. The office also coordinates research activities on the land. The forestland under management is comprised of three distinct parts.

* The Dwight B. Demeritt Forest includes over 2,000 acres in Old Town and Orono immediately adjacent to the University campus.
* The Penobscot Experimental Forest is located approximately 15 miles from the University campus in the towns of Bradley and Eddington.
* The Green Endowment Forestlands are lands donated to the University Foundation for the benefit of the University of Maine.

Small Woodland Owners Association of Maine

University Forests part of nationally recognized conservation effort

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Brittany Ross is currently a Junior in the Forestry program at the University of Maine. She enjoys many outdoor activities including running, hiking, biking, skiing, and swimming. Running is her passion in life. She ran a half marathon last year and hopes to run a full marathon (26.2 miles) this year!

Check out her posts under Student Blogs.