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Why become a member?

Owning woodland is fun and rewarding. But we know it is not always easy to find the information you are looking for or get the help you need. Since 1975, we have been the organization that works to help, support and represent the interests of small woodland owners.

Emerald Ash Borer Now in Maine

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2018 Forestry Field Day Highlights

We had a great Field Day event this year! Click here to learn more.


Our name has changed! Our name has changed!

As of our Annual Meeting on January 11th, 2017, the Small Woodland Owners Association became the Maine Woodland Owners. This change in name reflects a desire to have a more succinct name that fully describes the organization and one that will be more attuned and attractive to both current and new landowners. Associated with the new name is a unique, updated logo.    

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Become A Woodland Steward Become A Woodland Steward

Plan for the Future of your Woodlot

Succession Planning

This interactive program was designed with the private woodland owner in mind. Try it yourself to see if you are already a woodland steward.

Interactive Program

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Watch a video of woodland stewardship (left). Brought to you by the Maine Forest Service

News You Can Use News You Can Use
Wondering Why Leaves Change Color?Wondering Why Leaves Change Color?
It doesn’t take much imagination to picture Nature going about on autumn days and painting the leaves of trees and other plants red, purple, orange, and yellow. Every fall, we delight in the beauty of the trees and shrubs, knowing it’s only a passing pleasure. 

EAB Confirmed in York CountyEAB Confirmed in York County
An emerald ash borer (EAB) infestation has been confirmed in western York County, state officials announced on Sept. 12.