Managing Your Farm’s Woodlands

Roughly 60% of Maine’s farmland currently grows trees. What part does the farm’s woodlot play in the overall operation of the farm? Who can help farmers know what the potential values of their woods are? How can a busy farmer or farm family tend to all their crops, including the ones beyond the field’s edge?


General Woodlot Management and Forestry

  • Maine Forest Service (MFS)  e-mail or call 207.287.2791 or 1.800.367.0223 (in state)
  • Be Woods Wise – getting started with how the MFS can help landowners
  • Landowner Outreach Forester – 207.287.8430

Direct Technical Assistance, Information, and On-the-ground Advice

Financial Assistance Programs

Topic-specific Information

Harvesting, Utilizing, and Marketing Wood Products


Other Agencies and Organizations that provide forestry information and assistance: