• This tour is for guides, lodging personnel and other tourism-related workers that are interested in learning how working forests work.
• On this tour you will see a wood harvesting operation that uses sustainable practices and modern equipment.
• Then, you will “follow the wood” to the JD Irving Mill in Dixfield to see it processed using high tech machinery.
• This tour is designed to help you enlighten your guests, enhance your customers’ experiences, and increase your value and bottom line!
This workshop is part of the Maine Woods Tourism Training Initiative—a project of the Maine Woods Consortium in partnership with the Greater Franklin Development Corporation and Western Maine Economic Development Council. To find out more about the Maine Woods Tourism Training Initiative and other Maine Woods tourism initiatives, please visit www.MaineWoodsConsortium.org.