Maine's Land-Use Regulation Commission

$29.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:

Abstract:

Maine's ten-year-old Land-Use Regulation Commission plans and zones one-half of the state, mostly lands owned by forest industry. Under a comprehensive plan that guides decisions on permits for development, lands are classified into three major zones: protection (28 percent of the jurisdiction), development (2 percent), and management (70 percent) zones. Forestry activities are allowed on most of the lands. Issues in administration of the system include landowner acceptance, enforcement, salvage of budworm-threatened trees in protected zones, and increasingly intensive harvest of timber.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Lawyer Serving as Director of the Land-Use Regulation Commission in the Maine Department of Conservation, Augusta

Publication date: September 1, 1982

More about this publication?
  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
  • Membership Information
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
Related content

Tools

Favourites

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more