1. Contact us
- Are you looking for a professional forester partner, and want to discuss how FIG can link to your curriculum? Visit the Maine Forest Service District Forester site and get in touch with Pat Maloney, Maine’s Project Learning Tree coordinator.
- The Maine Forest Service has 10 District Foresters who provide technical assistance and educational services to landowners, loggers, schools and educational institutions, municipalities, and other stakeholders.
2. Set up your plot
- With your forester, identify a location for your plot and plan a time to set up the plot together (all measurement tools will be provided)
3. Connect with the online FIG Network and Project Learning Tree Community
- Participate in a 3-hour Professional Development session and take home the National Project Learning Tree Focus on Forests high school module which addresses concepts in biology, civics, ecology, economics, and forest management.
- Once your study plot has been established, you’ll receive full access to the FIG website:
- A marker for your plot on the biophysical regions map
- Online data entry and data storage
- Access to data from all other FIG plots for comparison studies and curiosities
- Online communication with other FIG stewards and students
Enter your plot information
When you submit this information, we will set up a plot for you on the website. You’ll be able to enter and share your data, and explore your site on the map.
Request an online account
An account lets you enter your plot data, and gain access to all statewide FIG plot data for analysis.