Resources

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Wood Energy
Wood is abundant in New Hampshire. After all, we are 84% forested. Any woodlot has a mix of tree species, sizes and shapes--all factors deciding how…
Forest & Trees, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Balsam Gall Midge [fact sheet]
The Balsam gall midge (Paradiplosis tumifex), also known as the Balsam fir needle gallmaker, causes damage to balsam fir Christmas trees in many…
Pesticide Safety Education, Agriculture & Gardens, Forest & Trees, Natural Resources Agriculture & Gardens
Spongy Moth [fact sheet]
The spongy moth (Lymantria dispar) is an important defoliating insect of hardwoods in New Hampshire. A native of Europe and Asia, the spongy moth was…
Agriculture & Gardens, Pesticide Safety Education, Natural Resources, Forest & Trees Agriculture & Gardens, Natural Resources
Federal Tax Treatment of Timber Income & Expenses: Quick Reference for 2017 Tax Year
This quick reference guide is intended to help non-corporate users identify how timber income and expenses are commonly classified and the associated…
Forest & Trees, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Directory of Licensed Foresters
The Directory of Licensed Foresters is an online database of foresters licensed in New Hampshire who provide services to private landowners and…
Natural Resources, Forest & Trees, NH Coverts Project Natural Resources
Estate Planning for N.H. Woodlot Owners
Planning what will happen after you are gone is the next critical step of being a good steward. In fact, it may be the most important step you can…
Natural Resources, Forest & Trees Natural Resources Video
Forest Stewardship
What is Forest Stewardship? Taking the time to care for your land is called "stewardship"- the desire to leave the land better than you…
Forest & Trees, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Extent of Prescribed Fire Use in New Hampshire
Prescribed fire is used for public safety (firefighter training and fuels reduction), agriculture, enhancing biodiversity, and forest and wildlife…
Natural Resources, Forest & Trees Natural Resources
New Hampshire Prescribed Fire Council Meetings
Council meetings are held 2-3 times per year typically at the headquarters of the White Mountain National Forest in Campton or the headquarters of…
Natural Resources, Forest & Trees Natural Resources
New Hampshire Prescribed Fire Council Working Groups
New Hampshire has a few Prescribed Fire Council Working Groups: The Standard Operating Procedures Working Group, the Training Certification and…
Natural Resources, Forest & Trees Natural Resources
New Hampshire Prescribed Fire Council - Resources
A list of prescribed fire resources including training and standards, best management practices and standard operating procedures, smoke management,…
Natural Resources, Forest & Trees Natural Resources
New Hampshire Prescribed Fire Council Publications
Publications related to prescribed fire statistics, planning for prescribed burning, recommended standards, and crew training task books.
Natural Resources, Forest & Trees Natural Resources
New Hampshire Prescribed Fire Council Members
The Council is comprised of various agencies and organizations who have an interest in using prescribed fire to help further their missions.
Natural Resources, Forest & Trees Natural Resources
New Hampshire Prescribed Fire Council
Prescribed fire is used in New Hampshire to meet a range of management objectives relating to public safety, forest-based recreation, wildlife…
Forest & Trees, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Log-Making
Four guides that will assist with producing and measuring logs for market.
Natural Resources, Forest & Trees Natural Resources
N. H. Timber Harvesting Council
The New Hampshire Timber Harvesting Council (NHTHC) was formed in 1993 by a group of logging-industry leaders. Sponsored by the New Hampshire…
Forest & Trees, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Soil Testing for Christmas Trees [fact sheet]
Fertilizing Christmas trees can increase growth rate, tree vigor, foliage color, bud set, branch and foliage density, and needle retention. The…
Forest & Trees, Natural Resources Natural Resources
NH State Forest Nursery [web link]
The New Hampshire State Forest Nursery is a facility and program administered by the Forest Management Bureau in the Division of Forests and Lands, a…
Forest & Trees, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Christmas Tree Culture Pruning and Shearing [fact sheet]
Pruning and shearing produce the symmetrical, high-density, cone-shaped characteristics of a quality Christmas tree. The base of the live crown of…
Natural Resources, Forest & Trees Natural Resources
New Hampshire Native Lumber Law
Self-Study Booklet for the New Hampshire Native Lumber Law, includes Introduction to RSA 434:59-61, the Grading and Certification or Stamping of…
Natural Resources, Forest & Trees Natural Resources