How Forestry Laws Affect Municipalities

April 18, 2017

WORKSHOP DATES & LOCATIONS:

Wednesday, May 17, 12-3 p.m.: Old Town, MFS Office, 87 Airport Road

Tuesday, May 23, 9-12 a.m.: Augusta, MFS Bolton Hill (Rt. 3)

Tuesday, May 23, 6-9 p.m.: Lincoln, Northern Penobscot Tech Region III

Tuesday, June 6, 1-4 p.m.: Belfast Free Library

Tuesday, June 6, 6-9 p.m.: Ellsworth Town Hall

Monday, June 12, 1-4 p.m.: East Machias Municipal Building

These workshops are an opportunity for Code Enforcement Officers, Town Managers, Planners, Assessors, and others to meet with Maine Forest Service District Foresters Terri Coolong, Sandy Walczyk, Morten Moesswilde, and Water Resources Specialist Tom Gilbert. The presentations discuss those forestry laws in Maine that most often impact municipalities and intersect with local ordinances. Approved for 3 legal contact hours for attendance for CEOs.

Topics include the most common state regulations concerning timber harvesting:

There is no fee for these workshops but preregistration is required. Please contact Jenny Stevens, MFS Old Town, 207-827-1800 or jenny.stevens@maine.gov.

For more info:  

Terri Coolong (Penobscot Valley: 215-0679, terri.r.coolong@maine.gov);

Sandy Walczyk (Downeast: 441-4924, sandra.l.walczyk@maine.gov);

Morten Moesswilde (Midcoast: 441-2895, morten.moesswilde@maine.gov)