Commemorating 100 Years

The 100th anniversary limited edition UM Bear is by renowned wildlife sculptor, Forest Hart. The solid bronze Maine black bear is 4 1/4″ high and 6″ long standing on a bronze white pine stump. The base is solid black cherry milled from the black cherry trees that until recently stood in the Nutting Hall Courtyard.

The cost of the sculpture is $600. Forty percent of the sale of the sculpture will go towards the purchase of the nine-foot “Cub Scouts” sculpture by Forest Hart and is tax deductible. The “Cub Scouts” will be the centerpiece of the relandscaped courtyard at Nutting Hall, another 100th anniversary project.

To purchase this sculpture, send check payable to The University of Maine, attention: Judy Round, College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture, 5782 Winslow Hall, The University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5782.

If you wish to pay by credit card, please go to the Alumni Association page. Under donation amount type $600.00. Check off designated gift to an area of campus. Then, under “Please specify area” type in UM Bear Forestry. This is a secure website and you can safely make a credit card purchase on this Alumni Association site.