Profiles of Woodland Stewardship
Welcome to the Maine Forest Service’s Stewardship Stories page. Here you will find true stories of Maine’s woodlands and the people who care for them. The landowners profiled here are model stewards; their woodlands are visible demonstrations of conservation applied on the ground. Each story embodies several steps along the path of stewardship. Visit the Stewardship Storyline for more information.
The newest additions to the series feature Portland's Urban Forests and woodland owners in the area around Baldwin, Maine.
The first profiles in the series include:
Check out this video about the Hidden Valley Nature Center (HVNC), winner of the 2014 Maine Outstanding Tree Farmer award:
HVNC, located in Jefferson, truly models multiple use stewardship of their woodlands, combining active timber management and education with a strong emphasis on recreation.”
For examples of other, related Woodland Stewardship Stories, visit the following sites:
[Please note, the Maine Forest Service does not endorse any individual land management company, timber harvesting contractor or provider of forestry services.]
As time and resources allow, we hope to bring more stories about woodland owners across the state to this page. If you would like to nominate someone (including yourself!) for a future profile, or have ideas and comments about the series, please contact the Landowner Outreach Forester at (207) 287-8430, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org