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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 4 or 5 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 haley.andreozzi@unh.edu.------------------------------------------------------ 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
Spruce buck split into billets

A Walk in the Woods – Looking for Guitars

Published May 26, 2017
By Jim Frohn, Grafton County Forester, UNH Cooperative Extension A walk in the woods - to look for guitars?  No, I didn’t leave my guitar in the woods by mistake on a camping trip.  Actually, I was looking for trees that are suitable to make wood parts for guitars, called tonewood. More

Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week, May 21-27, 2017

Published May 22, 2017
In recognition of the continuing emerald ash borer problem, New Hampshire Governor Christopher Sununu declared May 21-27 Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week. The proclamation encourages all citizens, landowners and municipalities to learn more about emerald ash borer and develop and implement emerald ash borer preparedness plans. More

Tour the Madison Lumber Mill

Published May 9, 2017
When: Friday, May 19, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Where: 71 Marcella Dr., Madison, NH Sponsored by UNH Cooperative Extension, Madison Lumber, and the NH Tree Farm Program More

Emerald Ash Borer Day at New Hampshire Fisher Cats, May 22

Published May 4, 2017
By Alicia Carlson, Forest Stewardship Program Outreach Assistant More

A Walk in the Woods – Looking for Moose Antlers

Published May 2, 2017
By Jim Frohn, Grafton County Forester, UNH Cooperative Extension Now that the snow has finally melted, walks in the woods take me into the higher terrain, looking for moose antlers.  This is a popular pastime in moose country, and a great reason to get out into the woods before the leaves emerge. More
A probe measures the internal temperature of firewood.

Firewood Kiln Kills EAB

Published Apr 18, 2017
By Alicia Carlson, Forest Stewardship Program Outreach Assistant More

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