Natural Resources

New Hampshire State Champ American chestnut tree
New Englanders searching the woods for chestnuts to roast on an open fire this holiday season will be hard pressed to find a mature American chestnut... Read More
University of New Hampshire
When it comes to adapting to the changing environment of the Great Basin in the North American West, for small mammals, warming associated with... Read More

Recent Stories

  • UNH professor Larry Hamilton
    - Climate Change Cooperation
    Leaders from across the globe have convened in Paris for COP21, the United Nations’ climate summit, where they are working toward a “strong climate agreement.” Here at UNH,... Read More
  • Warren Hardy Scott ’73
    - Warren Hardy Scott ’73
    UNH degrees: Natural science and chemistryCurrently lives in: Muscle Shoals, Alabama Please share highlights of your career or occupational experiences. Firefighters, paramedic,... Read More
  • Serita Frey and graduate student Sarah Andrews
    - The Dirt on Studio Soils
    In 2010, about a decade into teaching the large Introduction to Soils course, UNH soil scientist Serita Frey steered her class into uncharted territory. With inspiration from the... Read More
  • Herbie Smith
    - Three Grad Students Receive Prestigious NSF Fellowships
    Three UNH students have received National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, one of the nation’s premier national science, math, engineering and technology (STEM)... Read More
  • John Aber
    - UNH Researcher Will Discuss Climate and Land Use at Organic Farmers Conference
    John Aber, professor of natural resources at the University of New Hampshire and researcher with the N.H. Agricultural Experiment Station, will discuss future climate and land use... Read More
  • David Olsen receiving Patriots award
    - Former UNH Prof. David Olsen Receives Patriot Award from NHESGR
    Former UNH professor of natural resources David P. Olsen (center), with his former graduate student Lee Alexander (right) and NHESGR's John Pappas. Former UNH professor of natural... Read More
  • steve jones in boat with student
    - The Oyster Is Their World
    Steve Jones, research associate professor of natural resources and the environment and a water quality specialist, samples Great Bay with Ph.D. student Meg Hartwick. Consider the... Read More
  • research student dan savage
    - Jolly Good Fellows
      National Science Foundation winner Dan Savage. See more winners. For the second year in a row, four UNH students have been awarded highly competitive National Science Foundation... Read More
  • students at equator sign
    - From Field to Classroom
    Last summer, Stuart Grandy brought something unexpected back from Uganda: a new perspective on teaching soil chemistry. Read More
  • science students at sanborn high school
    - Science Education Gets Real at Sanborn Regional
    Students study a watershed model from the Dept. of Environmental Services. "Science is dirty!" "It’s too hard!" "We don't have the tools we need!" Sound familiar? These were a few... Read More