Balsam fir is of significant economic importance in Maine. Most people think it is used only for dimensional lumber, such as two-by-fours, or for pulp in papermaking. But balsam fir has many non-timber uses that enable landowners, and those with access to the resource, to derive additional benefit from the tree before it reaches timber- or pulp-harvesting size. 4 pages. © 2012 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.
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