Natural Resources and the Environment

Droughts Are a New Reality for New England. Diverse Crop Rotations Can Help.

Droughts Are a New Reality for New England. Diverse Crop Rotations Can Help.

When it comes to crop rotations, complexity is key to boosting levels of nitrogen—a soil nutrient that is critical to crop production. That's according to new research involving NHAES Station scientist and professor of natural resources and the environment Stuart Grandy. Read More

Recent Stories

  • Countryside stream
    - Muddy Waters
    Bill McDowell clarifies what proposed changes to the Clean Water Act could mean. Read More
  • Stream in Puerto Rico
    - Hurricane Double-Shot
    UNH research finds Hurricanes Irma, Maria had lasting impact on Puerto Rico's streams. Read More
  • Bennett Thompson
    - A Presidential Pursuit
    Before heading home for Thanksgiving, Bennett Thompson '19G got some great news: He'd been selected as a Presidential Management Fellow. Read More
  • AAAS Honor
    - AAAS Honor
    UNH environmental science professor William McDowell has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Read More
  • Emaciated moose
    - A Population At Risk
    Northern New Hampshire and western Maine are seeing an increase in winter ticks, which are endangering the moose population. 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
  • High-Impact Internships
    - High-Impact Internships
    Students devote their summers to social innovation. Read More
  • Soil Savior
    - Soil Savior
    UNH grad student hopes to use prestigious federal fellowship to help U.S. farmers improve soil health and productivity. Read More
  • A UNH student at work in the field
    - UNH in the Top 10
    UNH is one of the top places in the United States to study natural resources and conservation. Read More