Extension county foresters help residents and landowners learn about and care for New Hampshire's forests, trees, wildlife and habitats. Because they're usually in the woods, getting to know your county forester can be a challenge. That's why we've created "In the Woods": a series featuring interviews with Extension foresters. Get to know your county forester and then give them a call to join you on a walk in the woods.
Dode believes there's no one-size-fits-all answer. Foresters make management suggestions based on two main considerations -- what's there to work with and landowner goals. As long as management decisions are made deliberately with these two things in mind, you're unlikely to go wrong.