In Memoriam

The Certified Logging Professionals (CLP), a program of Maine TREE, is sad to report the recent passing of Erik Carlson of Edgecomb, owner of C and L Forestry.  Erik was a graduate of the University of Maine and had a career full service across Maine’s forest community.  We are grateful for his service as theContinue reading “In Memoriam”

Harvest Tour Held at Holt Research Forest

ARROWSIC, Maine – Maine Timber Research and Environmental Education (Maine TREE) hosted tours at their Holt Research Forest on Saturday, November 7, 2020, to exhibit an ongoing timber harvest. Thirty participants heard from consulting forester Barrie Brusila, harvest loggers Will and Don Cole of Trees, Ltd., and longtime UMaine Research Scientist Jack Witham about theContinue reading “Harvest Tour Held at Holt Research Forest”

REGISTER: Certified Logging Professionals Virtual Banquet

Join Maine TREE’s Certified Logging Professional Program for a virtual banquet on December 4th at 4 PM to recognize CLP’s class of 2020 and celebrate the 2020 Logger of the Year! Door prizes, including a chainsaw, will be awarded to selected attendees, but you must attend the entire program to be eligible. Use the buttonContinue reading “REGISTER: Certified Logging Professionals Virtual Banquet”

Nominate a Logger for CLP’s Logger of the Year Award

The Certified Logging Professionals (CLP) is accepting nominations for the annual Logger of the Year Awards.  While the CLP banquet itself will take place virtually, the program is still committed to recognizing and promoting excellence in the logging profession in Maine. You can find an online version of the nomination form for each of theContinue reading “Nominate a Logger for CLP’s Logger of the Year Award”

It’s Never Too Early to Start: Teaching the Next Generation of Loggers

With some plywood and a pre-cut cedar log, Ed assembled the perfect training tree for felling.  A log screwed to a base, cuts made in the correct spots, including the “beaver tail” and wedge, and a hinge.  As a proponent of logger safety, and preparing the next generation to work in the woods, Weston andContinue reading “It’s Never Too Early to Start: Teaching the Next Generation of Loggers”