Maine Forest Service online session: Submitting Forest Operations Notifications with the new Forest Online Resource Tool (FOResT)

Division / Program: Forest Service

Date: January 20, 2021
Time: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Type: Workshop/Training

As announced last June, FONS (Forest Operations Notifications) transitioned to the online Forest Online Resource Tool (FOResT), on January 1, 2021.

To help landowners, loggers, and foresters become familiar with the new online system, the Maine Forest Service will be offering a public, online overview and demonstration session on FOResT on January 20th.

This session will contain:

  • 40-45 minute overview of FOResT followed by 15-20 minutes for attendees to ask questions.
  • 10 minute break
  • 1.5 hour in-depth demo of FOResT followed by 30 minutes for attendees to ask questions

Sign up for the January 20th session

If you have any questions or have trouble signing up, contact the Maine Forest Service at forestinfo@maine.gov or 207-287-2791.

There is no maximum number of attendees. These sessions will be repeated throughout the winter to ensure that people have multiple opportunities to attend.

In addition to January 20th, future sessions will begin at 8 am on the following Wednesdays:

  • February 3rd
  • February 17th
  • March 3rd
  • March 17th
  • March 31st

Invitations to each of these sessions will be sent out for you to sign up. Updates on scheduling and other information regarding FOResT will be announced via MFS's electronic newsletters for landowners, foresters, and loggers.

All sessions will be recorded for those who are unable to attend or would like to review what was covered.

For more information about FOResT and to view recordings of previous sessions visit: https://www.maine.gov/dacf/mfs/rules_regs/forest_home.html