Forestry

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 Northern Forest? Read More

Recent Stories

  • 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
  • joe tumber
    - Shersingh Joseph Tumber-Davila ’15
    Environmental Conservation and Sustainability with a Minor in Forestry Leominster, Mass. (Born in Humacao, Puerto Rico) What made you want to choose this course of study? I... Read More
  • Ecohydrologist Heidi Asbjornsen
    - Linking Water with the Landscape
    Ecohydrologist Heidi Asbjornsen adds a vital new dimension to Earth Systems Research Center work and brings experience to UNH’s nascent agro-ecosystems research. Read More
  • john pike and anna boudreau
    - Anna Boudreau Honored with Friend of Extension Award
    UNH Cooperative Extension Dean and Director John Pike presented Anna Boudreau with its “Friend of Extension” award for all her efforts on behalf of the organization. Anna Boudreau... Read More
  • forestry camp participants, 1938
    - Seeing the Forest for the Trees: The History of Forestry at UNH
    In a state full of trees, a state that is the second most forested in the country, it is fitting that the study of our woods is an integral part of the university’s early history... Read More