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Tour departs from Portland on Thursday for two days in rural Maine including one night at the New England Outdoor Center.

You will visit:

  • A timber harvest on an 1,800 acre woodland in New Gloucester with forester, Jack Wadsworth 
  • Hancock Lumber Mill in Casco with Kevin Hancock 
  • Longfellows Cedar Shingles in Windsor      
  • Bradley Public Reserved Lands with Maine State Forester, Terri Coolong
  • Robbins White Pine Plantation and Lumber Company with Jim Robbins   
  • A.E. Sampson Flooring in Warren
  • Newly designed Nature Conservancy offices in Brunswick with                     Kate Dempsey and Ethan Bessey

Spend the evening at Twin Pines:

  • Enjoy the New England Outdoor Center
  • Dinner and social hour with colleagues
  • Evening discussion with Lloyd Irland, The Irland Group, and Ken Laustsen, Maine Forest Service Biometrician: forestland conservation, sustainable forestry, and   wood markets

Cost per participant includes transportation, lodging, social hour, meals. 

Registration limited to 20 participants.

Bus departs from Portland at 7:30 a.m Thursday and returns at 6:00 p.m. Friday.


For more information please contact:
Kirsten at 207-377-2848 or

Sponsors: Local Wood WORKS and Maine Tree Foundation with generous support from the Elmina B. Sewall Foundation