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Andrew Fast

Forest Industry State Specialist/Extension Professor
Extension State Specialist, Forest Industry
Phone: (603) 862-2402
Office: UNH Cooperative Extension, Nesmith Hall, Durham, NH 03824

Andy joined University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension as an Extension County Forester in 2008. He has experience in a range of land management related positions in the northeast and western United States with the U.S. Forest Service, Marin Conservation Corps, and the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests. He has a M.S. in Natural Resource with a concentration in Forestry from the University of New Hampshire.

Andy's primary responsibility for UNH Cooperative Extension is to provide statewide leadership and support to the forest industry through educational programing, business attraction and retention, economic development and research. He is available to meet with forest-based businesses throughout New Hampshire and is based at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH.


  • M.S., University of New Hampshire

Selected Publications

  • Fast, A. J., & Ducey, M. J. (2011). Height-Diameter Equations for Select New Hampshire Tree Species. NORTHERN JOURNAL OF APPLIED FORESTRY, 28(3), 157-160. doi:10.1093/njaf/28.3.157

  • Fast, A. J., Ducey, M. J., Gove, J. H., & Leak, W. B. (2008). Dating tree mortality using log decay in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. NORTHERN JOURNAL OF APPLIED FORESTRY, 25(3), 154-157. doi:10.1093/njaf/25.3.154

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