Hudson, 16 miles from campus
Owner: University of Maine Foundation
History: This woodlot was given to the University by George Houston in 1995, to be managed by the University Forests Office.
General Description: The Houston woodlot is an old family farm of some 250 acres, about 30 of which are fields. The old homestead is located on the property. The lot consists of varied woodland and wet areas. It also includes some old fields which are growing back into woods.
Current Uses: This woodlot just came to the University.
Potential Uses: The land will be managed for forest products, wildlife habitat and recreation. Research activities are possible in compatible with other uses.