NH Big Trees Articles

July 7, 2020

For years I had been driving by a huge basswood tree next to the road by the Souhegan River and...

May 22, 2020

An unexpected benefit of a cool, lingering spring was a prolonged blossom time period for native...

April 9, 2020

Last winter, the idea of planting a trillion trees to offset climate change caused by carbon...

February 24, 2020

With the January thaw my husband and I had an opportunity to get a good start on the annual winter...

January 13, 2020

Citizen Scientist: “generally refers to nonscientists contributing to scientific research”1 As...

December 9, 2019

Photo:   The NH Big Tree Grafton County Champion Tamarack is growing at the Quincy Bog Natural Area...

December 4, 2019

On December 18, 1856, Henry David Thoreau fulfilled an invitation to speak at the fledgling Amherst...

October 21, 2019

One New Hampshire native tree species that I hadn't seen before my experience in 2014 (which...

September 10, 2019

Although butternut trees have nearly disappeared in New Hampshire, I just found one that is...

July 10, 2019

Years ago, as a newly minted Natural Resources Steward graduate (formerly the Tree Stewards program...

June 18, 2019

Enrollment is now open for the Natural Resources Stewards Program that begins September 6 at...

June 5, 2019

Tree records for the NH Big Tree program go back to the 1960s when the NH program, sponsored by...

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