School of Forest Resources

BDN quotes Kanoti in article on wet weather affecting firewood supply

Keith Kanoti, forest manager for the University of Maine School of Forest Resources, spoke with the Bangor Daily News for the article, “Wet weather dampens this season’s firewood supply.” For firewood, wetness presents a problem from the start, according to the article. In addition to waterlogging the stock once it is stacked, rain compromises the […]

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Crowdfunding efforts underway for new sugar house, international nursing trip

The University of Maine Foundation’s crowdfunding platform is designed to empower students, faculty and staff to raise funds for specific projects, events and activities. Through the power of small contributions from a large number of people, Fill the Steins connects the UMaine community to student and campus needs. The most recent campaigns seek funds to […]

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Morning Sentinel interviews Rice about Newport woodworking company

The Morning Sentinel interviewed Bob Rice, a professor emeritus of wood physics and bioenergy at the University of Maine, about a woodworking company in Newport, Maine. The Newport Vic Firth Co., now owned by the Avedis Zildjian Co., produces about 5 million pairs of drumsticks per year through a unique partnership of Firth’s tone-pairing process […]

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Pendse speaks with WABI about Maine’s pulp production future

Hemant Pendse, director of UMaine’s Forest Bioproducts Research Institute, spoke with WABI (Channel 5) about the recent sale of the Old Town mill. The institute has a research center in the mill’s warehouse, which city officials say will remain on the property, the Associated Press reported. In June, ND Paper LLC bought the Rumford paper […]

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