NH Big Trees Articles

May 26, 2021

My first discovery of a really big tree was in northern Vermont while walking along a mountain lane...

April 5, 2021

This is part 2 of a two-part series. Learn the unique characteristics of old-growth forests in Part...

February 22, 2021

What is an old-growth forest, and what are its characteristics in New Hampshire? There is a great...

January 8, 2021

One of the many sad events of 2020 was the death of one of NH’s most renowned Big Trees, the...

November 25, 2020

Hemlock trees (Tsuga canadensis), so common in New Hampshire they are hardly noticed, fulfill a...

November 23, 2020

GivingTuesday is an international day that celebrates giving back to communities and "doing good"...

October 12, 2020

Happily, one volunteer activity that I am still able to do during the pandemic restrictions is to...

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...

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