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School of Forest Resources LogoWelcome to the UMaine School of Forest Resources! As one of the oldest and most respected forest resource programs in the country, our faculty and students are at the forefront of innovative education and research in managing forests, protecting landscapes, and meeting society’s ever-growing and diverse needs from the forest.

Prospective Students

Our students prepare for careers sustainably managing forestlands, designing nature-based recreation and tourism opportunities, and developing wood-based bioproducts for a renewable green economy.

Our Programs

Student Focus

Vance Brown
As a new student to the graduate program, I am still trying to figure out where my research will take me. I come from a liberal arts background (BA English), but I have chosen to pursue a Masters of Forestry degree in hopes that I will be able make some change in the world. Read More in Student Focus.

Alumni & Friends

Nicole Mercier (B.S. 2008)
Nicole Mercier came to UMaine because it was convenient, but stayed because she found the educators in the forestry program exciting and encouraging. Read More in Alumni & Friends.

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