Forestry

2017 Oxford County Register of Big Trees County Winner and State Registry nominee Hawthorn owned by Hooker Family Farm in Oxford, Maine.

The Oxford County Register of Big Trees

If you would like more information on the contest, an entry form or an updated list of the 66 Native Maine Trees and County Champions, please email oxfordcountyswcd@gmail.com, or contact Oxford County Soil & Water Conservation District at 744-33119. To see all 66 of the native Maine trees, or to get your entry form, click below.
Click here Entry form
Click here for the Current Oxford County Registry of Big Trees List 2017 Tree List 

Skidder Bridge Rental 

Do you need to cross a stream on a timber harvest? Using a temporary skidder bridge can be an excellent way to cross a stream in an environmentally sensitive way.
The Oxford County Soil & Water Conservation District rents steel bridges to loggers for use on logging operations. The rental fee is $75/mo.
Steel bridges are 25’ long and come in a set of three 4’ wide panels weighing approximately 3800 pounds each.
To check on bridge availability give us a call: (207) 743-5789 X101
Technical advice and assistance on installation of temporary stream crossings is available from Maine Forest Service district foresters. Here in Oxford County your District Forester is Merle Ring (207) 441-3276
Click here to download the Skidder Bridge Rental Contract Skidder BridgeRental Contract

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