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Wood: Is It Still Good? Part One: Embodied Carbon

Jan. 29, 2024

Wood products are widely regarded as carbon neutral—or even better. With new research challenging that idea, a more cautious approach is emerging. Because the climate stakes are too high for us to…

Press Release

New England Leopold Conservation Award Seeks Nominees

Jan. 29, 2024

Nominations and applications are now being accepted for the 2024 New England Leopold Conservation Award. The $10,000 award honors farmers and forestland owners who go above and beyond in their…

Press Release

New England Climate-Smart Commodities Program Now Enrolling Landowners in Four States

Jan. 25, 2024

LITTLETON, MA – More family woodland owners in New England now have an opportunity to apply for financial support to care for their forested property and increase carbon storage thanks to a newly…


Forestry fund looks for environmental, financial returns in purchase of 3,000-acre Greenville forest

Jan. 24, 2024

By Laurie Schreiber Carbon storage, long-term forest health, wildlife habitat, and sustainable timber value and production in partnership with local communities are all part of the mission for a new…


New Exemplary Forestry Investment Fund Makes First Acquisition

Jan. 24, 2024

Jamie Hailstone | Contributor A new investment fund, which aims to generate both environmental and financial returns for investors, has made its first acquisition in Maine. The Exemplary Forestry…

News Center Maine

Three thousand acres in Greenville conserved by easement for public use

Jan. 23, 2024

The land runs across Scammon Ridge, which separates the Kennebec and Penobscot River watersheds in Piscataquis County, now forever open to the public for recreation. Author: Donovan Lynch…

Press Release

Acquisition of 3,000-Acre Maine Forest by Innovative New Investment Fund Seeks Environmental and Financial Returns for Investors and Local Stakeholders

Jan. 22, 2024

Exemplary Forestry Management, together with its partners New England Forestry Foundation (NEFF), Maine Mountain Collaborative (MMC), and Quantified Ventures, today announced that it has leveraged…

Boston Globe

LETTERS: ‘Climate-smart’ forestry could deliver many benefits

Nov. 21, 2023

Building with wood is a natural form of carbon capture that can help mitigate climate change and allow New England to reach its climate goals. That’s why we applaud the progress being made on…

Greenfield Recorder

Business reps seek state help in shoring up local timber industry

Nov. 17, 2023

By BELLA LEVAVI, Staff Writer SHELBURNE — With many multi-generational family farms harvesting timber but only 2% of the wood harvested being used in the local economy, Massachusetts has a long…

Boston Globe

Can trees save the climate? Experts say ‘smart’ forestry is one place to start.

Nov. 9, 2023

By sustainably cutting trees, the New England Forestry Foundation believes it can make more productive forests By Amanda Gokee CENTER HARBOR, N.H. — Red oak, pine, and yellow birch trees grow…

Press Release

Jones Family Farms and Winery Receives New England Leopold Conservation Award

Oct. 10, 2023

Jones Family Farms and Winery of Shelton, Connecticut has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 New England Leopold Conservation Award. Given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold,…

The Groton Herald

Storm Damage Forces Temporary Closure Of Groton Place & Sabine Woods

Oct. 6, 2023

Groton Place (aka Groton Dog Park) and its next-door Sabine Woods, two privately owned forestlands that are open to the public for recreation, are closed for at least two weeks after damage from…