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Tree Growth Program For Maine Woodlots, Land Management..

Are you a landowner in Maine or wishing you were one?

If you farm your Maine land and look at the wooded sections as something needing the same attention to details you pour into the effort with your soil, then the Maine tree growth program may be something to check into and kick into gear. maine woodlot land photo

Talked with forester Irving Tower out of the Patten Maine this morning about the tree growth program. The intent of the program is to improved your woodlot, to manage the timber resource with respect for the environment and to safe guide the land use. Not just to save on your property taxes with a reduction if you file and continue your ten year woodlot tree growth plan.

How to cut your wood seems less of a science when the woodlot being put into tree growth has been hit hard already.

And not much of a woodlot to manage for timber stands. But in time there will be and some land needs more attention than others. The cost for a tree growth plan ranges around $10 an acre as a ball park figure according to Maine Forester Irving Tower. maine land photo

The high cost state of Maine property taxes along the coastal sections can make tree growth for the reduction in the annual bill reason enough to get involved. If more than ten acres to manage. But to save taxes is not the reason to enter the tree growth program. Protect the wildlife, managing the woodlot for avoidance of soil erosion or harmful conditions that hurt our watershed is.

Low impact, treading lightly and being a good steward is what respect for the Maine woodlot is all about and why folks live here.

Property acreage, real estate in Maine with some size and space around whatever you buy and develop. Or just invest in and sit on the land in Maine. Underneath all is the land.

Maine. It is an attitude of taking care of what you have, or wake up to realize you no longer do. Land, they only made so much and stop production a few years back. Like to own a woodlot in Maine, then consider we have all sizes, prices, locations.

Read more about Maine tree growth, the forestry land management program.

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Comment balloon 8 commentsAndrew Mooers | 207.532.6573 • January 25 2016 08:36AM

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Hi Andrew.  I have read that we have more trees now than when the Pilgrims were here because of these programs.

Posted by Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor (Re/Max Professional Associates) over 4 years ago

Didn't you have a problem with red pines and scales a while back and white pines developing a fungus?

Posted by Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Realtor Top 1%, Put 40 years of experience to work for you (RE/MAX Gold) over 4 years ago

Buying and selling Maine woodlots takes people who not only understand the practical resource needs but also someone who can appreciate what this unique type of real estate has to offer people long into the future.  Thank-you for sharing additional resources, Andrew.

Posted by Marie Haydock, Simplifying Real Estate (Evergreen Global Homes & Land | RSVP Real Estate) over 4 years ago

Conrad Allen ... Renewable resources.. we respect our trees in Maine.

Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents ... Spruce budworm.. that was about it.

Marie Haydock ... Thanks for popping in.

Posted by Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker (MOOERS REALTY) over 4 years ago

Andrew Mooers One can certainly appreciate all those great looking trees, and own some nice land in Maine. Call Andy for all your real estate needs in Maine.

Posted by Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation (Brown Realty, 210-789-4216,www.JeremiahNewman.com) over 4 years ago

Hi Andrew Mooers ,  That was very interesting information, that many of us never even think about.  Thanks for sharing it.

Posted by Larry Johnston, Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN (Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC) over 4 years ago

Jerry Newman ... We do have a lot of trees.

Larry Johnston .. Thanks for stopping in and yes, when a broker or agent lists, twists and sells just homes, houses, land is a strange bird of property to market. The penalty for taking Maine land out of tree growth explained in a follow up blog post.

Posted by Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker (MOOERS REALTY) over 4 years ago

Hi Andrew.  This sounds like a wonderful program that benefits the owner, the state, and most of all our environment.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) over 4 years ago

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