A small group of teachers, administrators, industry and postsecondary representatives met at the University of Maine, Orono to explore the following questions:
Is there a link between natural resource-based educational opportunities within rural schools/communities and the success of a diverse forest economy?
How could a collaboration between natural resource community leaders, postsecondary institutions, teachers and students contribute to a successful natural resource-based economy in Maine?
YES! There is a link between opportunities and the success of Maine's forest economy!
YES! Collaboration is the key to developing an engaged, informed, and innovative future workforce!