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USDA program aims to encourage forest landowners to store more carbon

Apr. 27, 2023

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has kicked off what’s being billed as a “transformative effort” to restore New England’s forests through climate-smart forestry practices.…

Maine Public

Maine woods could store more carbon at current harvest with ‘climate smart’ forestry, study finds

Mar. 6, 2023

Maine forests already absorb about 70% of the state’s annual fossil fuel emissions. Now, a new study shows that Maine’s commercial forest landowners could increase annual carbon storage…

Maine Public

Study: Improved forestry could boost carbon storage in New England by nearly half a billion tons

Dec. 21, 2022

A new study published in an international forestry journal finds that better forest management could significantly grow New England’s carbon storage, improve wildlife habitat and provide a…

Maine Public

Maine’s North Woods are a carbon storage machine. They could do even more for climate mitigation

Sep. 23, 2022

For more than 200 years, Maine’s North Woods, in excess of 10 million acres, have supported a timber-based economy along with wildlife and outdoor recreation. This is the largest undeveloped…

Maine Public

USDA grants $30 million for increased carbon storage in New England forests

Sep. 14, 2022

The U.S Department of Agriculture announced on Wednesday funding for what’s being called a potentially transformational pilot program to help forest landowners in Maine and the rest of New…

Maine Public

In western Maine, schools look to biomass heating as a climate-friendly solution

Feb. 18, 2022

For centuries, Mainers have relied on wood to heat their homes. And over the past few decades, many schools and universities have embraced wood heat, as well, in the form of biomass boilers, which…