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A Guide to Logging Aesthetics: Practical Tips for Loggers, Foresters, and Landowners

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.

A Landowner's Guide to Inventorying and Monitoring Wildlife in New Hampshire

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.

A Partial Listing of Publications on Tree and Shrub Identification

Not intended to be a complete listing of tree and shrub identification books, published in 2003

Beavers and Their Control

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.

Best Management Practices for Erosion Control on Harvesting Operations in NH

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.

Best Management Practices for Forestry: Protecting New Hampshire's Water Quality

Describes Best Management Practices (BMPs) for protecting water quality during forest harvests.

Bringing Research to New Hampshire's Forests

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.

Common Prescribed Burning Prescription Parameters in Northeastern Fuels

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.

Conservation Easements: A Step-by-Step Guide

A 4-page how-to guide to conservation easements.

Conserving Your Land: Options for NH Landowners

Links to the Forest Society website where you can order this NH-specific publication and connect with other online resources about land protection.

Controlling Hemlock Woolly Adeglid in New Hampshire

Describes different strategies and control options including cultural, biological in pesticide options.

Coverts Workshop- 2013

Presentations from the 2013 Coverts Project Workshop, Greenfield, September 18-21, 2013

Coverts Workshop- 2014

Presentations from the Coverts Project Workshop, Greenfield, May 7-10, 2014

Current Use Criteria Booklet

A link to a reference of the latest current use taxation information and criteria used to determine eligibility.

Current Use: Frequently Asked Questions

Answers are provided to common questions about current use by SPACE (N.H.'s current use coalition).

Developing a Portable Sawmill Enterprise (order form)

Reviews key considerations when investigating options to develop a portable sawmill enterprise.

Directory of Licensed Foresters Offering Services to Private Landowners in New Hampshire

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.

Directory of Sawmills & Lumber Wholesalers In New Hampshire

The New Hampshire Directory of Sawmills and Lumber Wholesalers is a 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.

Disaster Assistance Available from the Farm Service Agency

Describes financial assistance available to help woodlot owners recover from severe natural disasters.

Distinguishing Characteristics of 56 Forest Trees

Common New England trees are illustrated with a sketch and description of leaves or needles, twigs, fruit, and bark.

Elongate Hemlock Scale- New Hampshire Pest Alert

Describes the life cycle and control options for the homeonwer.

Estimating the Volume of Downed Trees

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.

Federal Income Tax on Timber: A Key to Your Most Frequently Asked Questions

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.

Federal Timber Income Taxes- November 17, 2009

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.

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