Recent Stories

  • An aerial digital photo showing the edge of a forest and the changes at that edge
    - Monitoring Forest Edge Changes Using Drones
    Scientists with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station (NHAES) and the UNH College of Life Sciences and Agriculture are using unpiloted aerial systems to examine how... Read More
  • A photo of researchers Jeff Garnas (left) and Matt Vadeboncoeur
    - Forest Impacts
    What impact do nonnative pests and diseases have on the vegetation of the Northern Forest? How will climate change impact the range of the northern red oak, especially within the... Read More
  • Ash tree infested with the emerald ash borer
    - Bellwether Beetle
    While the emerald ash borer is threatening to reshape New Hampshire’s forests, new research aims to stop this invasive insect. Read More
  • UNH student Steve Caracciolo '17
    - Into the Woods
    Steve Caracciolo '17 will graduate this month with skills, connections, and experience in his field.  Read More
  • New Hampshire State Champ American chestnut tree
    - No Chestnuts To Roast on an Open Fire
    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 tree bearing nuts. American... Read More
  • Justin Williams
    - Pinpointing a Pint-Sized Pest From On High
    UNH graduate student Justin Williams inspects a hemlock branch. (Photo: Kristi Donahue, UNH/EOS) The hemlock woolly adelgid is the single greatest threat to hemlock health and... Read More
  • The Spirit and Sport of Lumberjacking
    - The Spirit and Sport of Lumberjacking
      Think about where the axe is going to hit. Don't overthink where the axe is going to hit. Be sure to exhale through your downswing, and follow through as the bone-cuttingly... Read More
  • emerald ash borer larvae
    - Extension Enlists Allies to Battle Ash Tree Pest
    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... Read More
  • pine tree closeup
    - Forest Sentinels
    Imagine a class full of students arrayed around a white pine tree in a 30-meter square, staring up through toilet paper tubes at the foliage. Now imagine a satellite 500 miles... Read More
  • white pines
    - Touchdown in the Ozone
    One-hundred-foot-tall white pine by the Soucook River in Loudon, NH. Photo courtesy of Phil Browne. Until this past February, Barry Rock had no idea that over twenty years of... Read More