Tree Frog Forestry News

Maine Voices: Resilient forest economy evolves It’s not just about big mills anymore.

November 12, 2013
Category: Forestry
Region: US East, United States

We’re on the cusp of a new kind of thinking in Maine and across the nation… Patrick Strauch is the executive director of Maine Forest Products Council. Katz called this the Third Industrial Revolution and stressed the need to bring manufacturing back to the nation and to Maine. But as people talk about bringing back manufacturing jobs, they should know that some of those jobs never left. There are some of the “greenest” jobs in the world in the forest industry… We are still the state’s leading manufacturing industry and its largest exporter.