The Center is bringing innovation and investment to projects and communities across the Northern Forest. Read our 2019 Annual Report.
The Center’s programs have benefited 6,850 jobs in wood products manufacturing, tourism and wood heat through direct business assistance and skills training initiatives.
The Center’s programs have helped conserve 256,540 acres of forestland for community benefit through the Community Forest program and forestland purchases financed through New Markets Tax Credits.
$218 Million Investment
The Center’s programs have helped to secure and leverage $218 million for projects that benefit the region’s communities, the economy and forest stewardship since 2005.
What's Happening In Your State
Tourism Innovation grant helps expand agritourism in Monson, Maine.
New Bethel (Maine) Community Forest provides access to thousands of acres for recreation.
Wondering what you can do to reduce your environmental impact? Study shows wood pellet heat reduces emissions by half compared to fossil fuels.