Forest Heritage Days – Moosehead Historical Society


Forest Heritage Days – Moosehead Historical Society

Thursday, August 8
8:00 am – 4 pm: Guided Forestry Bus Tour
This year, our Forest Heritage Days event is excited to feature a captivating journey that will take you from
Greenville to the northern town of Jackman, home to the renowned Moose River Lumber Mill. Wood
transformation is a constantly evolving process. This excursion offers an exclusive opportunity to witness the
many steps that wood goes through in between the time its received at the mill as logs and the time its ship out
as a finished product. Our route will include stops at an active forest operation, providing a firsthand look at the
industry in action, and a wildlife conservation area, showcasing the harmonious balance between industry and
​$55 per person (includes lunch). Meet at the Bartley Family Event Center, 241 Pritham Avenue, at 7:45 a.m.
9:00 am – 4 pm: Logger Training
Facilitated by the Maine Forest Service. More details to come.
Bartley Family Event Center, 241 Pritham Avenue, Greenville

7 pm – 9 pm: Panel Discussion Headlined by Senator Angus King- Silver Jubilee of Historic Moosehead Region Conservation Transaction

Our kickoff to Forest Heritage Days will be a discussion about a pivotal conservation transaction that occurred 25 years ago. This agreement not only catalyzed the preservation of an expansive tract of land in the Moosehead Lake region but also ensured its continued use as a working forest for future generations.

Our panel aims to delve into the intricacies of this agreement and applaud its triumphs. We have reached out to a distinguished list of invitees to enrich our discussion. This includes Senator King, who held the office of Maine’s Governor when the agreement was inked, along with esteemed representatives from the Bureau of Public Lands, the Trust for Public Lands, and the Forest Society of Maine. We look forward to their valuable insights.

Bartley Family Event Center, 241 Pritham Avenue, Greenville, By Donation

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