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Workforce Development
New Hampshire employs over 7,000 workers in the forest industry. This encompasses diverse positions in different sectors with varied skill sets.…
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New Hampshire Directory of Sawmills & Lumber Wholesalers
New Hampshire is one of the most densely forested states in the country. Growing forests cover 84% of the Granite State and, as a renewable resource…
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UNH Cooperative Extension County Foresters
We visit your property, free of charge and help you achieve your woodlot objectives including forestry, recreation, wildlife habitat, water resources…
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New England White Oak in Cask Production
Introduction Andy Fast, Extension Forest industry Specialist, engaged in a unique study looking at the suitability of white oak grown in New…
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Overview of Current Use Assessment RSA 79-A
Purpose of Current Use Assessment Preserve open space—a property tax strategy helping landowners keep their land undeveloped. Strategy…
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Legacy Planning Stories: How Landowners "Like Me" Are Ensuring the Future of their Land
A collection of stories about fellow landowners like you, the legacies they are creating, and how they are planning for the future of their land.…
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Status of Town and Community Forests in New Hampshire
Town-owned conservation lands are for people—places to come together and build community, learn about the stewardship of the natural world, and…
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FSMA for Maple Producers [flowchart]
September 2018 was the final deadline for maple operations who have to comply with some or all of the Preventive Controls for Human Food rule of FSMA…
Agriculture & Gardens, Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), Natural Resources, Forest & Trees Agriculture & Gardens, Natural Resources
Methods for Disposing Non-Native Invasive Plants
Prepared by the Invasives Species Outreach Group, volunteers interested in helping people control invasive plants. Assistance provided by the…
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Ecology and Management of Northern Red Oak in New England
Northern red oak (Quercus rubra L.) is one of the highest-valued species in New England for both timber production and wildlife amenities. However,…
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New Hampshire Forest Market Report Archive
From 1936 through 2001, with the exception of the WWII years, UNH Cooperative Extension (once known as the Cooperative Extension Service), published…
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New Hampshire Forestry Reports
From 1885 through 1960, the precursor to today's state forestry agency, the N.H. Division of Forests and Lands, published periodic reports to…
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Tree & Stand Measurement
This guide provides instruction on how to measure individual trees and forest stands. Download the Resource for the complete guide with tables and…
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Spider Heart
Spider heart, or star shake, is a tree or log defect that consists of discolored cracks radiating from the center of a log, perpendicular to the…
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New Hampshire Best Log Scaling Practices Guide
INTRODUCTION On June 21, 1999 twenty-two New Hampshire log scalers attended a workshop in Hillsboro, NH to discuss log-scaling practices. This…
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Major New Hampshire Species and Their Uses
Types and uses of trees in New Hampshire
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New Hampshire Guide to Upland Invasive Species
This guidebook by Doug Cygan, Invasives Species Coordinator with the N.H. Dept. of Agriculture, Markets & Food, includes 26 upland plants, three…
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Timber Harvesting and Silviculture
Selling timber is a once in a lifetime activity for most landowners. No single activity has such power to improve- or degrade- the forest. Proper…
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Best Management Practices for Forestry: Protecting New Hampshire's Water Quality
While this manual is full of helpful information, it isn't New Hampshire's official BMP document. For the official manual see Best…
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New Hampshire Best Management Practices for Erosion Control on Timber Harvesting Operations
Introduction New Hampshire is the second-most forested state in the country, with forests covering approximately 84% of the state. These forests…
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