Forest resources

Emerald Ash Borer Has Been Discovered In Strafford County

Emerald Ash Borer Discovered in New Durham and Strafford

Published Sep 21, 2017
Quarantine expands; public comment session open until Sept. 30 More

How to Deal with Fall Webworms

Published Sep 13, 2017
The autumnal pests are annoying, but easy to manage The signs of fall are all around us: shorter days, cooler temperatures, pumpkin-spiced foods and an abundance of silky nests in hardwood trees and shrubs. More

Addressing New Hampshire's Prescribed Fire Needs

Published Sep 7, 2017
UNH Cooperative Extension, UNH faculty, and the N.H. Prescribed Fire Council compiled the first comprehensive prescribed fire data set in the state. Through an internal UNH Cooperative Extension grant, Ben Kaufhold, a UNH student, identified the quantity, size and distribution of prescribed fires that occurred in New Hampshire in 2014 and 2015. Prescribed fires, commonly known as controlled burns, can provide benefits for agriculture, wildlife, forestry, and public safety. More
Firewood Season

Firewood Season

Published Sep 7, 2017
By Jim Frohn, Grafton County Forester More

August 24 is Emerald Ash Borer Day at New Hampshire Fisher Cats

Published Aug 21, 2017
Come to the New Hampshire Fisher Cats game against the Hartford Yard Goats on Thursday, August 24 at 7:05 p.m., to join in the Emerald Ash Borer Day festivities. The N.H. Division of Forests and Lands, in partnership with N.H. More

Good Seed Year for White Pine Trees

Published Aug 8, 2017
 Good seed year for white pine trees More
Serviceberry and Cedar Waxwing

A Walk in the Woods – Looking for Serviceberry

Published Jul 24, 2017
By Jim Frohn, Grafton County Forester, UNH Cooperative Extension I recently visited a property to look at an exceptionally large specimen of serviceberry. This plant normally is a shrub or small tree, generally not getting much larger than four or five inches in diameter. This one had reached medium size tree status.  More

Cooperator Identifies Invasive Pest at Pulpit Rock

Published Jul 12, 2017
In an effort to share what Coverts Cooperators are up to in communities around New Hampshire, we provide periodic updates on the activities of individual volunteers. We hope these updates and stories inspire your work as a volunteer working for wildlife and healthy forests. If you have an update you would like to share, contact More

Forest Pest Control Supervisory Certification Updates and Training

Published Jun 14, 2017
By Dode Gladders, UNH Cooperative Extension Sullivan County Forester More

Smokey Winged Beetle Bandit: A Useful Tool in Monitoring Emerald Ash Borer

Published Jun 12, 2017
N.H. Agricultural Experiment Station graduate student Ellie McCabe is studying the Smokey Winged Beetle Bandit, a solitary ground nest wasp, to understand its behavior, including its usefulness in monitoring emerald ash borer. Read more and watch a video about the research. More


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