Snags and Downed Woody Material: The Wildlife Benefits of Dead Trees


Calhoun Family Forest
White Brook Road
Gilsum, NH 03448
United States

Join UNH Extension State Forester, Steve Roberge, and County Forester, Matt Kelly, for a discussion of the ecological significance of dead and dying trees. Learn how insects, birds, mammals, and amphibians benefit from dead trees, and how foresters and landowners help maintain a component of dead trees and downed material when managing woodlots.

Cost: Free

*Registration required, space is limited to 35 registrants.

If you need an accommodation to participate in our programming, please contact, prior to the event. Given ample time, we will make any reasonable effort to meet your needs, including language access services if requested, which will be provided free of charge.


This event is part of the Forest Stewardship Summer Series.  This series of educational events will focus on private forest stewardship and conservation. Series presented by Cheshire County Conservation District (CCCD), Distant Hill Gardens, UNH Cooperative Extension, and The Monadnock Conservancy