- Lemin, Jr. Ronald C.
Cooperative Forestry Research Unit, College of Forest Resources, University of Maine
- Briggs, Russell D.
Cooperative Forestry Research Unit (CFRU), College of Forest Resources, University of Maine
The spruce-fir forest is an important economic component of Maine's forest industry, occupying approximately one-third of the 16.8 million acres of commercial forest land. The steadily increasing demand for wood fiber and projected shortfalls in the supply have resulted in increased interest in intensive forest management.