Wildfire Control, Natural Resource Law Enforcement,
Incident Management and Disaster Response
The mission of Forest Protection is to protect Maine’s forest resources and homes from wildfire, respond to disasters and emergencies and to enhance the safe, sound, and responsible management of the forest for this and future generations.
Forest Protection is recognized as the expert in the
field of forest resource protection, presuppression, suppression,
and investigation of fires that threaten Maine's forest and other
lands. We are forest resource professionals providing
quality public service through education, assistance, and
enforcement. We create partnerships with cooperators to
better serve those who live, work, and recreate in Maine's forest.
We are an educated, capable, well equipped and responsive team of
resource protection professionals who use innovative technologies
and management skills to make our work more efficient and our
activities more effective.