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Karen Bennett
Extension Professor/Specialist, Forest Resources


Biography


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.


Educational Background

  • 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.


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Contact Information

Nesmith Hall
131 Main Street

Durham, NH 03824-2500 View Map

Phone: 862-4861
FAX: 862-0107
E-mail: Karen.Bennett@unh.edu