Helping Tree Farmers and wooodland owners
The New Hampshire Tree Farm Program is an application of the American Tree Farm System (ATFS) and has been operated by volunteers through the New Hampshire Tree Farm Executive Committee since 1950. The American Tree Farm System is a nationwide program that encourages private forest owners to actively manage their forests in a sustainable manner for multiple values.
A Tree Farm is a privately owned forest managed to produce timber with added benefits of improved wildlife habitat, water quality, recreation, and scenic values. There are also municipal watersheds, school forests and other public ownerships certified as Tree Farms.
Gilford’s Kimball Wildlife Forest Wins 2019 Outstanding Community Tree Farm of the Year
Originally certified as a Tree Farm in 1994, the 245-acre property was once part of the estate of wealthy railroad magnate, Benjamin Kimball.