Forest Economy

EconomyMaine’s forests products industry contributes $8 billion to the state economy. One out of every 20 jobs in Maine is associated with the forest products sector. Both the forest products industry an recreational tourism depends on Maine woodlands to remain a viable, sustainable resource. Educational events connected to the forest products sector and the tourism industry highlight the many ways that Maine’s economy depends on healthy woodlands.

For further information, check the following:
Forests for Maine’s Future
Keeping Maine’s Forests
Maine Forest Products Council
Maine Office of Tourism
Maine Woods Consortium
Maine Woods Discovery
Northern Forest Center
Small Woodlot Owners Association of Maine