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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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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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Storm Damage and Natural Disturbance
Forests are dynamic ecosystems shaped by human and natural disturbances. While we may carefully tend and manage our forests to meet our objectives, a…
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The Timber Sale Contract
Why A Written Contract Is Necessary Selling timber is a complicated matter that involves knowing about markets, tree values, future tree…
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The Wood Energy Challenge: Researching the Potential for New or Expanded Low-Grade Wood Resource Markets in NH While Facing the Forest Damage Caused by the January 1998 Ice Storm
Describes the potential for maintaining or expanding existing low-grade wood markets in New Hampshire and identifies new markets for low-grade wood.…
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Timber Basis Decision Model-Documentation for an Online Calculator
Documentation for an online calculator to aid in federal timber tax-related decisions Executive Summary Establishing a timber basis can reduce…
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Timber Basis Decision Model: A Calculator to Aid in Federal Timber Tax-Related Decisions
Foresters are interested in the woods. If they were interested in taxes, they would be accountants. So why should foresters understand the basics of…
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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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Timber Harvesting Contract Remuneration
This information sheet is in response to questions concerning how remuneration is specified in a contract for timber harvests. This document was…
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Timber Sale Guidelines
The term "timber sale" is used to refer to any significant harvest of wood products involving an exchange of monies. Timber sales may…
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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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Tree Owner’s Manual for the Northeastern and Midwestern United States
A publication of the US Forest Service.
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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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Using Fire to Control Invasive Plants: What’s New, What Works in the Northeast 2003 Workshop Proceedings
A symposium, Using Fire to Control Invasive Plants: What’s New, What Works in the Northeast?, was held on January 24, 2003. Researchers and fire…
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White Pine Blister Rust Infection Incidence for Selected Areas of New Hampshire
This study’s main objective was to determine how the incidence of blister rust has changed since the mid-1900’s. Five separate regions of New…
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White Pine Silviculture for Timber and Wildlife Habitat in New England
This update of the 1978 guide (Lancaster and Leak 1978) includes new information on practical silvicultural alternatives such as low-density…
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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…
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Wood In Streams
Until recently, the importance of wood in streams for fish habitat wasn't very well understood. In 2018 two field-based workshops were held for…
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Woodlot Boundary Line Marking
One of the most common recommendations foresters make to forest landowners has little to do with the management of their trees. Although most…
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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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