Aaron Drake

IFM prides itself on its ability to offer the “total package” to its clients. With a large breadth of understanding, experience, and technology we offer a range of services found under one roof that other forest managers do not. We strive to continue to learn and understand new science, techniques, technology, and markets offering a dynamic alternative in an ever changing world.

At IFM, we are professionals with real-world experience and we have access to an extensive network of associated professionals in the industry. We are licensed to practice forestry in the States of Maine and New Hampshire, and we are accredited by SAF’s Certified Forester program. These accolades help you, the client, to know you are working with trustworthy individuals, exceedingly capable of handling your goals.

Helping landowners achieve their natural resource goals is our passion. We enjoy the outdoors, tackling complex problems and working with the diverse array of landowners to help them understand, appreciate, and value their forestland. We see it as our mission to promote a brand of forestry that sets us, and our clients, above the bar in the community. 

Core Values:

    • At IFM we believe that landowners can be good stewards of the environment by managing land for a multitude of benefits for the short and long term, without sacrificing the qualities we have come to love and expect from our woodlands…
    • At IFM we believe that our forests, and the products that come from them, will continue to be an intricate part of our social fabric and our economy…
    • At IFM we serve a large and diverse clientele and treat them all with the same respect and attention to detail they deserve…

Aaron Drake graduated from the University of Maine in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Management with a concentration in GIS and Remote Sensing. In 1996, Aaron worked as a GIS Analyst for Rust Environment and Infrastructure’s Boca Raton, FL office, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Waste Management, in support of their water/waste water management services. Starting in 1997, Aaron spent the next six years as the GIS Manager for MeadWestvaco’s 660,000 acres of forestland in Maine and New Hampshire. As a result of the sale of MeadWestvaco’s New England region forestland in 2003, Aaron began work for The Forest Technology Group in Charleston, SC. While there he served as the Migration Coordinator and as a Customer Service Representative for clients using the web-based webFRIS(tm) forest management application. Aaron joined the Hancock Land team in March of 2006 and was responsible for all aspects of the company’s GIS and IS resources. He also served as the coordinator for land management certification projects. In the Winter of 2007, Aaron joined Integrated Forest Management, where he serves as the Vice President of GIS/IT & Certification.

Contact Aaron Drake

Integrated Forest Management
Vice President GIS/IT & Certification
1071 D Auburn Road
Turner, Maine  04282
Phone: (207) 225-5202
Fax: (207) 225-5203


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