Stories in Topic: forestry

  • 10.22.14 - The Spirit and Sport of Lumberjacking
    UNH Woodsmen Team Hosts Fall Meet on November 1
      Senior Kendall Edmondson practices her buck saw event. As teammate Trevor Beaudry says, "I don't think there's anything to really replace hitting something really hard with a really sharp axe. There's a certain amount of stress relief that goes along with destroying a piece of timber with a razor sharp instrument."  
  • 07.09.14 - Extension Enlists Allies to Battle Ash Tree Pest
    Invasive insect threatens to spread across NH
    Emerald ash borer larvae eat away new wood that supports tree growth. The shiny green, half-inch-long bugs on display one recent evening at Canterbury Shaker Village don’t sting or bite or carry a nasty disease, but their mere presence in some stately old ash trees near the village is raising the alarm for landowners, loggers and firewood dealers across the state.