2,200 Jobs 

The Center’s programs have benefited wood products, tourism, and modern wood heat businesses that provide 2,200 jobs, and our skills training initiatives have benefited 2,000 workers and students.

254,000 Acres 

The Center’s programs have helped conserve 253,917 acres of forestland for community benefit through the Community Forest program and forestland purchases financed through New Markets Tax Credits.

$153 Million Investment

The Center’s programs have helped to secure and leverage $153 million for projects that benefit the region’s communities, the economy and forest stewardship over the last 10 years.

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Success Stories

Showcasing Maine Woods Tourism

Thoreau-Wabanaki anniversary trip highlights the amazing landscape the Maine Woods offers to visitors.

Programs Benefit Community, Economy & Environment

Read about the latest progress across all our programs.

Community Forest Generates Benefits

13 Mile Woods Community Forest conserves forestland and generates income for rural community.

Modern Wood Heat Keeps Money Circulating in Local Economy

The Center is helping to spark a new energy economy in the Northern Forest based on heat from renewable local wood pellets.