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Five Indicators of a Good Timber Harvest
Nute's Notes on Timber Harvests--Jon Nute was the Hillsborough County Forester and is now retired. A timber harvest is a major disturbance in…
Forest & Trees, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Floodplain Forests
Over the years, New Hampshire’s floodplain forests have been cleared for development due to their proximity to river systems, and plowed under for…
Natural Resources
For the Birds: Bird Feeding Tips
Each year in the United States, Americans spend more than one-half billion dollars feeding birds. In fact, one in three North American households…
Wildlife, Natural Resources, Speaking for Wildlife Natural Resources
Forest Soil Site Selection Considerations for the Beneficial Application of Municipal Sludge and Wood Ash
Introduction Land application of clean municipal sludge (biosolids) offers potential benefits for some New Hampshire forest soils. These benefits…
Forest & Trees, Natural Resources Natural Resources
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
Forest Stewardship and Current Use: A Primer
Forest land can be assessed in current use under one of two ranges of values: one which reflects the costs of land stewardship, or one which doesn’t…
Natural Resources, Forest & Trees Natural Resources
Forestry Field Notes
A field note is a periodic report from "the field," based on observation and experience. If you have a field…
Forest & Trees, Natural Resources Natural Resources
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
Get Your Community Garden on the Map!
UNH Cooperative Extension has created a map of community gardens in New Hampshire to build a network for sharing information among gardeners and…
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Yard & Garden, New Hampshire Master Gardeners, Community Gardening Natural Resources
Grassland Habitats
Grassland habitats are an increasingly rare site in New Hampshire. More than 70 species of wildlife use these open areas of fields and wildflowers to…
Natural Resources
Guide to New Hampshire Timber Harvesting Laws
New Hampshire has laws and regulations designed to encourage responsible timber harvesting and minimize environmental impact of logging. Landowners,…
Forest & Trees, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Gypsy Moth [fact sheet]
The gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) is an important defoliating insect of hardwoods in New Hampshire. A native of Europe and Asia, the gypsy moth was…
Pesticide Safety Education, Agriculture & Gardens, Forest & Trees, Natural Resources Agriculture & Gardens, Natural Resources
Headwater Streams
Headwater streams are small streams and wetlands at the highest end of a watershed. Some are so small that they don’t show up on maps. If a river…
NH Coverts Project, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Hemlock-Hardwood-Pine Forests
Hemlock-hardwood-pine forest is the most wide-spread habitat in New Hampshire. considered the transitional forest habitat between lower elevations of…
NH Coverts Project, Natural Resources Natural Resources
How to Become a Lakes Lay Monitoring Program (LLMP) Volunteer
Each year, over 250 of your fellow seasonal and year-round New Hampshire residents collect water quality measurements on nearby lakes, ponds, and…
Location: Durham Campus
Lakes Lay Monitoring Program, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Ice Resistant Tree Populations
Tree Features Influencing Ice Storm Susceptibility A number of characteristics increase a tree species’ susceptibility to ice storms: “included”…
Forest & Trees, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Identifying Trees and Shrubs in New Hampshire
Our latest count shows 86 native tree species in New Hampshire. The exact number is hard to determine because some are rare, some are mostly found as…
Forest & Trees, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden Natural Resources
Implementing Uneven-aged Management in New England. Is It Practical? 2006 Workshop Proceedings
In 2006, presenters revisited some of the key factors that define uneven-aged management and looked at how it is being implemented in our major…
Forest & Trees, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Income Tax Information for New Hampshire Woodlot Owners
Tax law is complex. These references should help landowners and land managers navigate federal income tax law as it relates to income from woodlots.…
Forest & Trees, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Information for Communities: 2021 NH BioBlitz
What is the 2021 NH BioBlitz? In September 2021, UNH Extension is sponsoring a statewide BioBlitz to get community members outside exploring the…
Natural Resources, NH BioBlitz, Citizen Science Projects Natural Resources