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Field Visits by MFS Staff: Safety guidelines for field visits by MFS staff

Burn Permits

  • Burn permits are still required for burning brush. To minimize contact with Town Fire Wardens, please obtain your burn permit electronically from Keep in mind that if your brush pile escapes, you are putting first responders at risk and taking them away from COVID-19 duties.

Forest Sector COVID-19 Resources 

Fire Danger
Fire Danger
Predicted Class Day & Fire Danger Information
Browntail Moth larva
Browntail Moth
Current information about browntail moth
Invasive Species
Invasive Species
Find out what bad bugs and plants we are watching out for.
Online Burn Permit
Online Burn Permits
Online burn permits can be obtained here.
Forest Trees of Maine
Forest Trees of Maine
Purchase or download the centennial version of this popular book!
Find your local forest ranger
Contact your local Forest Ranger
Find out how to contact a forest ranger for assistance with Maine's forestry laws.
FREE woodland meeting with a Maine Forest Service District Forester
Find your District Forester
Schedule a FREE woodland meeting with one of our District Foresters and get professional advice on your woodlands.
Tree Growth Tax Information
Tree Growth Tax Program Information
Get information on Maine's Tree Growth Tax program