A Visit from Down Under

David Bennett spent much of this spring traveling across the world to evaluate the risks and benefits of forest contractor certification programs with an eye toward adapting the best practices he observed to strengthen forest management and the logging industry in his...

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Master Logger Officials Detail Audit Process

Offering a true alternative to other programs, the American Loggers Council endorsed Master Logger Certification Program (ALC/MLC) is a true third-party certification for logging contractors. It involveson-the-ground assessment of a logging contractor’s activities....

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Master Logger company Gerard Poulin & Sons

Master Logger company Gerard Poulin & Sons

READFIELD, ME - Master Logger company Gerard Poulin & Sons has rolled with the times over the decades, and where they are now is literally a long way from where they were only a few years ago. For three decades beginning in 1980, the family logging business worked...

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Master Logger Spotlight – John Conkey & Sons

Master Logger Spotlight - John Conkey & Sons B ELCHERTOWN, MA - John Conkey Sr. lives in a house built by his maternal ancestors in 1860 with wood from the water-powered sawmill they operated more than 150 years ago. His father and grandfather also...

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Master Logger Spotlight – Treeline Inc.

Master Logger Spotlight – Treeline Inc.

LINCOLN, ME - Brian Souers cut his first load of wood on a 35-acre lot in Grand Falls Plantation in 1980, one man with a chainsaw, the same way many logging companies have started out over the years. Thirty-seven years later, his Master Logger company,...

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Master Logger Spotlight – Morris Logging Inc.

FORT KENT, ME - When he was eight years old Sherbey Morris began logging with his father, and since then the only years he hasn't spent working in the woods were the two he served in the military, and when his service was done he got a homecoming any logger in frozen...

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Master Logger Spotlight – Kimball Logging & Firewood

PORTLAND, ME - There’s a grapple skidder hauling a load along the edge of the tree line this morning, a slasher at work on the landing, and before long an empty pulp truck pulls up ready for a load of logs. If it weren’t for the low hum of rush hour traffic beyond the...

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Master Logger Spotlight – Rocky Bunnell Logging

Master Logger Spotlight - Rocky Bunnell Logging MONROE, NH - When Rocky Bunnell got out of the Air Force in 1973 he considered different careers, but his father Bill Bunnell was trucking wood and he decided to first help him out. As is often the case in the woods...

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