Foresters aren’t born, they’re made. And sometimes it takes a while! Sally Hightower spent decades as a guidance counselor and athletic trainer in public schools in rural Michigan before retiring to land she bought in Gladwin County.
Welcome to Falmouth, Maine. Just a few miles from bustling Portland, it’s sustaining the rich New England tradition of town-owned forests, and working closely with foresters to sustainably manage and expand their most precious natural resource.