WERU Special: Mitch Lansky on Sustainable Forestry 2/27/07

Producer/host: Dave Evans

Topic: Mitch Lansky, author of “Beyond the Beauty Strip: Saving What’s Left of Our Forests” (1992, Tilbury House) and editor of “Low Impact Forestry: Forestry As If the Future Mattered” (2006, Maine Environmental Policy Institute)

To learn more about Low-Impact Forestry and read some of Mitch’s writing, go to www.lowimpactforestry.org

From www.meepi.org:

Mitch Lansky was a founder of the Maine Low-Impact Forestry Project, project director for the Northern Appalachian Restoration Project, a writer for the Northern Forest Forum and Atlantic Forestry Review, and a contributor to several books.

He was a participant in the creation of the Maine Forest Biodiversity Project’s book, Biodiversity in the Forests of Maine: Guidelines for Land Management. He served on the advisory board of the Maine Environmental Policy Institute. He has been on various government committees and task forces, including a legislative Round Table on forest labor and economic issues. Mitch, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, is a long-term resident of Wytopitlock, a small forest-based community in northern Maine.

Mitch Lansky is currently working as a town manager.

He can be contacted at 112 Mill Road, Reed Plantation, Maine 04497