Forests & Trees Articles

February 12, 2018

All wood burns, but wood that's cut green (between 50 and more than 100 percent moisture content)...

February 12, 2018

Many folks harvest firewood from their own woodlots, using the activity to thin out lower-quality...

February 12, 2018

Before you buy a woodstove or haul that old stove out of grandpa's barn to hook up in your living...

February 12, 2018

If you've never burned wood for heat, if your home hasn't had a wood-heating appliance in...

February 8, 2018

This story begins not in the woods, but in my kitchen. I was sitting at the table one morning when...

February 1, 2018

by Piera Siegert, State Entomologist, NH Dept. Agriculture, Markets & Food The hemlock woolly...

January 25, 2018

March is maple sugaring time in New Hampshire. This uniquely North American natural phenomenon is...

January 22, 2018

I recently visited a property to look at an exceptionally large specimen of serviceberry. This...

January 19, 2018

by Gabe Roxby, field forester, Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests (aka the Forest...

January 17, 2018

by Karen P. Bennett, Extension Forester, UNH Cooperative Extension, karen.bennett@unh.edu A field...

January 10, 2018

Winter seems like a lousy time to identify trees and shrubs. Without leaves to look at, things...

January 8, 2018

January 1998 is a time many of us will not soon forget—an unusually extensive and severe ice storm...

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