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Maine Forest Climate Change Webinar & Field Tour Series: Burning as a Management Tool
November 3 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
November 3, 2023 field tour
9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Waterboro Barrens Preserve
Location: Waterboro Barrens Preserve, owned and managed by The Nature Conservancy. 25 miles southwest of Portland, Maine this serene woodland preserve is home to the state’s superb example of a boreal pine barrens, a forest biohabitat adapted to thrive after periodic fires.
Discussion: Prescribed burning as a management and restoration tool for pitch pine & scrub oak at Waterboro Barrens Preserve.
Full Series Website and Summary:
Science and Practice: Addressing Forest Climate Change in Maine
An Interactive Webinar Series for Stakeholders and the Interested Public
Join us as we dig into forest health concerns due to climate impacts at new sites around the state. Our panelists will address management & restoration efforts, relevance of long-term research, fire as a tool, biohabitat concerns, forest health threats, and unique adaptation strategies at each site. Noontime webinars are free (registration required); field tour registration includes lunch, snacks, and van transport with $25 registration and limited space.