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News from the Woods -- Feb. 3, 2015

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"Wood banks," Europe's biomass hunger, nyctohylophobia



Hello from Forests for Maine's Future:

Falls. In fall.     (Photo: The Rankin File)

In this edition of our e-newsletter you'll find links to interesting articles about forests in Maine, New England and around the globe:


Wood banks . . . like a food pantry, but with firewood.


Quebec company buys northern Maine sawmill.


The two sides of Europe's biomass buying spree. And . . . could European Union policies driving biomass purchases actually expand forestland acreage?


Scientists call for feds to stop logging old growth in Alaska's Tongass National Forest.


Do you have nyctohylophobia? We hope not!


Warming climate = different trees in the northern forest.


Can the carbon offset market slow the rate of tropical deforestation?


In case you missed it, you should check out our January Fresh from the Woods feature on wood heat in Maine, or page back to our December feature on the eastern white pine. If you know of someone who is interested in the Maine forest, please forward our newsletter, to them and encourage your local media to use our monthly Fresh from the Woods features as well.


As always, we'll see you in the woods!


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