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...And Into the Future

The American Tree Farm System (ATFS) was founded in 1941 and is now the oldest and largest forest conservation, certification, and advocacy program in the United States. The first two Tree Farms in Maine were dedicated in 1952 and today there are approximately 2,000 Tree Farmers in the state.


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What is a Certified Tree Farm?

A Certified Tree Farm is a tract of privately owned forestland whose owner chooses voluntarily to manage their land according to the American Forest Foundation Standards of Sustainability. Certified Tree Farmers pride themselves on their well-managed forests - where they grow and harvest forest products, enhance forest health and wildlife habitat, and provide recreational opportunities, clean air and water, while meeting their own personal goals.

Click here to learn more about the qualifications and how to join.

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Request for Proposal for Maine Tree Farm Coordinator

Maine Tree Farm Committee is Requesting proposals to fill our program Coordinator position.

Background:  The American Tree Farm System (ATFS) was founded in 1941 and is now the oldest and largest forest conservation, certification, and advocacy program in the United States.

On October 20, 1952, Maine became the 35th state to adopt the Tree Farm program. Maine’s chapter depends on volunteers for many of its functions, but needs a Tree Farm Coordinator to provide structure and direction.

Job Title: Maine Tree Farm Coordinator

Job Type: Part time, contracted. 10-15 hours a week.

Job Duration: Contract renewable annually, for as long as mutually agreeable to both parties.

Experience Requirements: Proficiency in technology, communications, and working with people.

Preferred Qualities: Licensed forester, active Tree Farm Inspector, Tree Farmer, or woodland owner.

Education Requirements: High school diploma or GED required. Postsecondary education in business, natural resources, or human resources preferred.

Service Rate: Proposed by applicant.

 Proposal Deadline: January 31st, 2018. Please send to:

 Kyle Burdick, MTFC Chair, 495 Leighton Point Road, Pembroke, ME, 04666

 or

 chair@mainetreefarm.org

 



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