Title

Maine's 17 million acres of woods make it the most heavily forested state in Ame

Source

Salt

Date

6-1987

Volume Number

Number 29

Pages

13, 16, 53

Abstract

Maine's 17 million acres of woods make it the most heavily forested state in America. As farms were abandoned, the state has grown to be 90 percent forested, far more than it was a century ago. Mechanical harvesting, clear-cutting, and interstate and international ownership have changed the North Woods industry, which, unlike that of western states, is privately owned. Details.

Subjects

Forests and forestry

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