About Us

"Protecting and Enhancing Maine's Forest Resources."

The key to Maine's past, present, and future quality of life and economic prosperity for its citizens is permanently linked to the condition of the State's forest resources. The Maine Forest Service works to ensure that the trees and forest lands of Maine will continue to provide benefits for present and future generations of Maine people.

The Maine Forest Service does this by:

  • Developing, advocating for, and promoting activities that encourage the sound long term management of Maine's forest resources.
  • Protecting Maine's forest resources from the effects of fire, insects, disease and misuse.
  • Providing accurate, relevant, and timely information about Maine's forest resources.

The Maine Forest Service is organized into three divisions: