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Mind Your B’s to Identify Winter Trees

Published Jan 10, 2018
How Branches, Bark and Buds Help You ID Trees and Shrubs Winter seems like a lousy time to identify trees and shrubs. Without leaves to look at, things definitely get a little difficult, but with a few tricks, and maybe a good book in hand, you can up your botany game and learn to identify trees and shrubs without leaves! For winter tree and shrub identification, it’s all about the three B’s: Branching, buds and bark. More

Remembering the 1998 Ice Storm

Published Jan 9, 2018
  By Jim Frohn – Grafton County Forester, UNH Cooperative Extension More

Memories of the Ice Storm of 1998 and, My, How Things Have Changed

Published Jan 8, 2018
by Alicia Carlson, UNH Cooperative Extension Forest Stewardship Program Outreach Assistant More

A Walk in the Woods – Looking for Northern White Cedar

Published Dec 14, 2017
By Jim Frohn, Grafton County Forester, UNH Extension The Tree of Life More

Need a gift for a nature-lover? Give a gift that will last a lifetime.

Published Dec 12, 2017
By Alicia Carlson, Forest Stewardship Program Outreach Assistant The 2018 New Hampshire State Forest Nursery seedling catalog is now available for your holiday shopping needs. You can order a variety of seedlings as gifts for your loved ones; there is something to satisfy all the nature lovers out there! Not convinced yet? Here are 5 reasons why you should consider ordering seedlings from the State Forest Nursery this year: More
Photo of a a trail through a forest.

Helping Landowners Preserve Their Legacy

Published Nov 29, 2017
Forests are a precious resource in New Hampshire, where much of the state’s forestland is on privately-owned property. Environmental outcomes and quality of life all depend on the private actions of landowners. UNH Cooperative Extension is proud to be part of a new resource that provides landowners with practical information about preserving their land — and their legacy. More

Give Your Christmas Tree A Second Life

Published Nov 29, 2017
Repurpose your Christmas Tree to protect wintering bir More

Wood Pellets Outperform Fossil Fuels, Natural Gas in Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Published Nov 20, 2017
Using wood pellets for home heating fuel reduces greenhouse gas emissions by more than half over fossil fuels and natural gas, according to new research from the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire. Read about the research. More

Tapped In

Published Nov 14, 2017
UNH Cooperative Extension's Maple School shares sugaring expertise When Maple School is in session, sweet surprises abound. "It's a kind of choose-your-own-adventure day" for maple producers, explains Cheshire County UNH Cooperative Extension forester Steve Roberge, who organizes the yearly event. More

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