Pictures showing the two beetles.
This award-winning publication addresses planning and conducting a timber harvest with aesthetics in mind. Topics include truck roads, landings, skid trails, tree felling, administration, planning, and cost.
This guide will help you become a better observer of wildlife, and help you understand the needs of different wildlife species and where they might be found on the land. You also will learn how to conduct your own inventory of different wildlife species and to monitor changes in their numbers over time. Finally, you will learn about statewide and national wildlife monitoring programs where your skills, knowledge, and data collection can contribute to broader wildlife studies.
Not intended to be a complete listing of tree and shrub identification books, published in 2003
Like all wildlife beaver have both positive and negative wildlife values. Their unique ability to construct dams and create substantial water impoundments can drastically change the ecology of wooded areas and natural marshes.
Guidelines for conducting forest management in and adjacent to wetlands and surface waters are known as best management practices. This booklet contains these guidelines, some of which are law.
Describes Best Management Practices (BMPs) for protecting water quality during forest harvests.
Proceedings from a September 2008 Workshop at Fox State Forest, Hillsborough looks at 75 years of research including a blue stain study and crop tree management.
Prescribed fire is an important management tool in select northeastern United States habitats. This paper presents prescription parameters that are commonly used in northeastern United States fuels (grass, shrub, timber, slash) and habitats.
A 4-page how-to guide to conservation easements.
Links to the Forest Society website where you can order this NH-specific publication and connect with other online resources about land protection.
Describes different strategies and control options including cultural, biological in pesticide options.
A link to a reference of the latest current use taxation information and criteria used to determine eligibility.
Answers are provided to common questions about current use by SPACE (N.H.'s current use coalition).
Reviews key considerations when investigating options to develop a portable sawmill enterprise.
An online database of foresters licensed in New Hampshire who provide services to private landowners and others. It is maintained by UNH Cooperative Extension. The names are supplied by the State of NH Board of Licensure for Foresters. Additional information is provided by the listed foresters. This listing doesn't constitute an endorsement.
The New Hampshire Directory of Sawmills and Lumber Wholesalers is an on-line resource for those looking to purchase or sell wood products. The directory is maintained by UNH Cooperative Extension. Businesses are listed with permission and an individual business listing does not constitute an endorsement by UNH Cooperative Extension.
Describes financial assistance available to help woodlot owners recover from severe natural disasters.
Common New England trees are illustrated with a sketch and description of leaves or needles, twigs, fruit, and bark.
Describes the life cycle and control options for the homeonwer.
Summarizes a quick and efficient method to estimate the volume of potentially salvageable timber blown over by heavy winds. This description presumes an understanding of standard methods for estimating standing timber.
Fourth edition published in 2012 and examines the most common situations noncorporate taxpayers face when calculating federal income tax on their timber holdings. It addresses the type of forest activity, how to qualify for best tax treatment, and reporting and tax forms for many common situations. Taxpayers should consult the other sources of information listed at the end of this publication for a more comprehensive discussion of these issues.
Workshop presentations and handouts including: establishing capital accounts, basis and record-keeping; reforestation tax incentives; cost-share and conservation payments; passive loss rules; operating expenses and carrying charges; depreciation and section 179 deduction; timber sale income; involuntary conversion; forest taxation; and Christmas trees.
Gives a "quick and dirty" method for estimating the amount of firewood in a stand or on a woodlot.
Jon Nute, Hillsborough County Extension Forester, list five things to look for that indicate a "good" timber harvest.
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