Extension Professor/Specialist, Forest Resources
Karen Bennett joined UNH Cooperative Extension in 1979. She worked in Hillsborough and later in Merrimack county as a County Forester helping people care for their forest land. She shared information about forest and wildlife management, current use taxation, selling timber, growing Christmas trees, caring for shade trees, identifying trees, trail and road layout, forest ecology, soils and many other topics of concern to woodlot owners. She assumed her Extension Specialist role in 1996 where she specializes in private forest lands management providing education to landowners, land managers, conservation volunteers, and public decision makers.
- Bachelor of Science Degree in Forest Management from UNH in 1979
- Masters of Science in Forestry from UNH in 1992
Program Specialty Areas
- Provides forest stewardship information and educational programs for landowners, foresters, communities, and the general public on urban, community, and rural forests.
- Provides professional development opportunities for foresters and other natural resource professionals.
- Good Forestry in the Granite State: Recommended Voluntary Forest Management Practices for New Hampshire, 2010
- The Timber Sale Contract
- Methods for Disposing Non-Native Invasive Plants
- Moving Toward Sustainable Forestry: Lessons From Old Growth, 2004
- Managing White Pine in the New Millennium- 2003 Workshop Proceedings
- Using Fire to Control Invasive Plants: What's New, What Works in the Northeast?- 2003 Workshop Proceedings
- Forest Measurements for Natural Resource Professionals- 2001 Workshop Proceedings
- Residual Stand Damage- 2001 Workshop Proceedings
- Getting the Regeneration You Want- 2000 Workshop Proceedings
- Tree Investment- 1999 Workshop Proceedings
- New England Guide to Weed and Brush Control in Christmas Trees
- An Educator's Guide to New Hampshire's Forests, 1998
- New Hampshire Forests Forever Interactive Forestry Tour: CD and Educator's Guide, 2003
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