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Forest fire wardens covering the river systems of Maine.

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  • English
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Forest fires -- M
LC ClassificationsSD12 .M22
The Physical Object
Paginationcover-title, 16 p.
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The Maine Forest Service has shut down the daily wildfire danger report for the season. It will be set to “low” fire danger on November 7th, and resume in the spring of It is set to “low” fire danger so online burn permits can be issued.

If you are a Town Fire Warden that needs access to the state online burn permit system. The appointed forest fire warden may appoint one or more deputy forest fire wardens subject to approval of the municipal officers.

A deputy forest fire warden may act for the forest fire warden in the absence of the appointed forest fire warden, but no compensation in addition to that provided in this section may be made. Local Forest Fire Wardens, District Forest Fire Wardens, and a Chief Forest Fire Warden.

Not only have these laws stood relatively unchanged for the past years, but the system that was established then is still working today. The forest fire warden program is a bottom-up system.

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Maine Forest Service — Division of Forest Protection 22 State House Station, 18 Elkins Lane, Augusta, ME () | () | TTY: Maine Relay The Great Fires of were a series of forest fires in the State of Maine in the United States that destroyed a total area of 17, acres (6, ha) of wooded land on Mount Desert Island andacres (81, ha) statewide.

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Warden's Report. The Centennial Edition of the Forest Trees of Maine is dedicated to all the hardworking men and women who make their living in the Maine woods. Forest Trees of Maine First published in Revised (Fourteenth Edition) Maine Forest Service Department of Conservation Maine Forest Service Phone: () E-mail: [email protected] A plume of smoke near Dolliver’s dump signaled the end of Bar Harbor’s splendid era and the worst of the terrifying Maine fires of Mrs.

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Boston Road Fire Winterport June The Boston Road Fire in Winterport broke out around noon on June 17th. Fanned by strong afternoon winds, it quickly spread up a ridge within a harvest area, finally consuming 4 acres before a Maine Forest Service helicopter, Rangers and volunteer fire fighters from Winterport, Stockton Springs, Hampden.

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H, a bill that addresses timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands. H was divided into five separate bills that address: (1) timber trespass and the unlawful cutting of. Fire wardens were often the first to report forest fires to the local fire departments and ranger stations.

They also organized, hired and served on fire-fighting crews. Men and women from all walks of life volunteered to become emergency fire wardens; farmers, shopkeepers, mechanics, teachers, tavern owners, loggers, paper mill employees.

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Deer Diaries. By John Ford. John Ford, retired Maine game warden, returns with book 3 of tales from his long career as a game warden in Maine. Each of them are filled with actual events and experiences, written as short stories, mostly humorous in nature, of the many great experiences the young game warden remembered the most.

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