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Andy Fast
Extension Field Specialist, Natural Resources and Strafford County Office Administrator

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Andy Fast is a Forester with the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension's Natural Resources Team. He has experience in a range of land management related positions in the northeast and western United States with the U.S. Forest Service, Marin Conservation Corps, and the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests. His primary responsibility for UNH Cooperative Extension is to provide technical assistance and outreach education to the landowners, natural resources professionals, and municipalities in forestry, wildlife, and conservation. Andy is available to meet with residents of New Hampshire free of cost and can be contacted through the UNH Cooperative Extension office in Laconia and Dover, NH.  



Educational Background

  • Master of Science Degree in Forestry, University of New Hampshire, 2005

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in English, Skidmore College, 2001

Program Specialty Areas

  • Forest Stewardship

  • Timber and firewood management

  • Wildlife habitat improvement

  • Forest-based recreation

  • Forest aesthetics

  • Tree Farm Program

  • Community Forestry

Contact Information

64 Court Street
Laconia, NH 03246-3679 View Map

Phone: 603-527-5475
FAX: 603-527-5477
E-mail: andrew.fast@unh.edu