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A great deal of research effort has been devoted to the topic of erosion and sedimentation from forest lands. This report reviews the literature dealing with the potential sources of forestry-related nonpoint source pollution and impacts on surface water, with particular emphasis on those studies conducted in Maine and in the Northeast. This review is organized along the following topics: sediment, temperature, nitrate, phosphorus, acidity, and herbicides.
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Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station
nonpoint source pollution, Maine
Stafford, C., M. Leathers, and R. Briggs. 1996. Forestry-related nonpoint source pollution in Maine: A literature review. Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station Miscellaneous Report 399.