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NH Timber Yield Tax Overview (RSA 79)
What is taxable: Timber on all landownership is taxable at 10% of the stumpage value at the time of cutting. The only exceptions are shade and…
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NHBugs: Protecting Trees And Forests [website]
Visit NHBugs.org Through a partnership with New Hampshire Deparment of Agriculture, Markets & Food, New Hampshire Forests &  Lands, APHIS…
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North Country Community Master Plans and the Forest Resource
Master plans were assessed in 1993 and recommendations made as to how communities could incorporate forestry considerations into their planning.…
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Northeastern Forest Regeneration Handbook - A Guide for Forest Owners, Harvesting Practitioners, and Public Officials
Introduction This handbook has been prepared to help readers develop an appreciation of how northeastern forests develop and an understanding of…
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Northern Red Oak Regeneration: Biology and Silviculture
Acknowledgments  This paper is the result of independent study conducted under the supervision of Dr. Richard Weyrick at the UNH's Dept. of…
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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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Owning A Piece of the Forest [pamphlet]
A Primer for Current and Prospective New Hampshire Landowners
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Planting and Care of Tree Seedlings [fact sheet]
Your seedlings have the best chances for survival if you plant them as soon after purchase as possible. Store newly purchased seedlings in a cool…
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Proceedings for Tree Investment Workshop, 1999
This document was compiled in 1999 and includes papers about the financial aspects of tree growth and yield. In this document you will find…
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Protecting your Legacy: A New Hampshire landowner's guide to conservation-based estate planning
Your land is part of your legacy. You have been a good steward of your land, carefully making decisions about its use. Planning what will happen to…
Natural Resources, Forestry Natural Resources
Pruning and Shearing Christmas Trees [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…
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Pruning Storm Damaged Trees
Caring for damaged trees.
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Residual Stand Damage Workshop Proceedings
Held on August 16, 2001, the residual stand damage workshop focused on the impact of residual stand damage to forest health and vigor; the economic…
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Resources for Loggers
Loggers cut and remove trees from the woods. They have specialized skills and equipment and work in hazardous situations. New Hampshire has about 1,…
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Safe Timber Harvesting
This guide is not a substitute for proper Safety Training. It is meant as a reference only.  Safety is the responsibility of everyone and should…
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Sample Timber Sale Contract
Each timber sale is unique, so provisions of each contract may vary. Licensed foresters are experienced in writing sound timber sale…
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Selecting a Forester
Introduction The decisions that New Hampshire’s private landowners make regarding how their forests are managed are crucial to this vital…
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Selecting an Arborist
Hiring an arborist deserves careful consideration. A qualified arborist will do tree work properly and safely, but an unqualified person may further…
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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…
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Specifications for Landowner Forest Stewardship Plan- Damage Assessments for Natural Disaster
Important Note: These instructions are written for a federal assistance program which isn't available, but the procedure described is useful…
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