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Low Impact Forestry Workshops


Home Firewood Production Workshop

Home Firewood Production Basics:
From the Woodlot to the Woodshed

June 8, 2019
8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Hidden Valley Nature Center, Jefferson, Maine
$75, $60 for members of MOFGA or the Midcoast Conservancy

Do you have a woodlot? Are you interested in harvesting your own firewood? Join us for this new workshop on home firewood production! This workshop will cover the basics of home firewood production from the selection of wood species, the cutting a number of different diameters of wood, hand and mechanical splitting, as well as storage/drying options for the homeowner.


MOFGA Chainsaw Safety Workshop

Chainsaw Safety (Level I)
2-day workshop: Friday, March 29 to Saturday, March 30, 2019
(snow date April 5-6)

Tessier Farm, Skowhegan

MOFGA's Chainsaw Safety workshop in Skowhegan has sold out. If you'd like to receive advance notice of upcoming chainsaw workshops, please send an email to Thank you for your interest in our programs!


November 14-17, 2019
MOFGA’s Common Ground Education Center

Introduction to LIF

Introduction to LIF
1 day (pre-req for logging tracks) – Nov. 14 – $100

LIF Workshop Logging with Draft Animals

Logging with Draft Animals
3 days – Nov. 15-17 – $400

LIF Workshop Logging with Hand Tools & Small Machinery

Logging with Hand Tools & Small Machinery
3 days – Nov. 15-17 – $400


MOFGA Chainsaw Safety Workshop

MOFGA's Chainsaw Safety Workshop
2 days – November 15 and 16 – $200 | $150 for MOFGA members

Registration is full. Individuals interested in taking the course can contact Noah at to get on the waiting list.


Interested in a partial or full scholarship? Please fill out a scholarship application form by October 1st.

Please contact the MOFGA office with any questions.

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