4,000 Jobs 

The Center’s programs have benefited 4,000 jobs in wood products manufacturing, tourism and wood heat through direct business assistance and skills training initiatives.

254,434 Acres 

The Center’s programs have helped conserve 254,434 acres of forestland for community benefit through the Community Forest program and forestland purchases financed through New Markets Tax Credits.

$176 Million Investment

The Center’s programs have helped to secure and leverage $176 million for projects that benefit the region’s communities, the economy and forest stewardship over the last 11 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.