50 Educators Participate in Window to the Woods

Maine Timber Research & Environmental Education’s (Maine TREE) first public online course connected over 50 teachers, land trust staff, and family landowners with an overview of Maine’s forest community. This virtual program, called “Window to the Woods,” was Maine TREE’s substitute for the ever-popular Forest of Maine’s Teachers’ Tours, which was postponed due to on-goingContinue reading “50 Educators Participate in Window to the Woods”

Maine TREE says Farewell

On July 31st, Maine TREE celebrated the last day of Executive Director, Henry Whittemore, and Maine Project Learning Tree Coordinator, Christine Anderson-Morehouse. Henry joined Maine TREE as the Executive Director in 2018. During his two and half years at the helm, Henry worked tirelessly to build connections between the organization’s existing programs and develop excitingContinue reading “Maine TREE says Farewell”

Jonathan LaBonte is Maine TREE’s new Executive Director

The Maine TREE Foundation (Maine TREE) is pleased to announce that Jonathan LaBonte of Auburn has been hired to join the staff as the new Executive Director effective July 1st.   LaBonte joins Maine TREE after extensive community and natural resource-based work with State Government, the Androscoggin Land Trust, and others, including three terms as MayorContinue reading “Jonathan LaBonte is Maine TREE’s new Executive Director”

Maine TREE’s 30th Anniversary Celebration!

Maine TREE Foundation marked its 30th Anniversary with a wonderful celebration on September 21, 2019!  Outdoor educational leaders at Old Town Elementary School (participants in Project Learning Tree and Forest Teachers’ Tours) kicked off the event with tours of their outdoor forest classroom, gardens, educational playground and so much more.    The party then movedContinue reading “Maine TREE’s 30th Anniversary Celebration!”