Northern Forest

Photo Credit: Jerry Monkman

Northern Forest

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With 26 million acres of woods, rivers, and lakes, the Northern Forest is the largest and wildest remaining expanse of forestland east of the Mississippi River.


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Finding Common Ground in the Northern Forest

What happens when the nation’s largest private landowner proposes a large-scale development in the heart of Maine’s wilderness?


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Conservation Context

The Northern Forest faces profound changes. Since the early 1980’s, the pulp and paper industry has been undergoing a global restructuring.

 


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