Recreation Management and Policy

Search-and-rescue dog runs toward the camera in the snow as school children look on

Tracking Hidden STEM in NH's North Country

Is K-9 search-and-rescue a STEM skill? What about hunting, snowmobiling or cross-country skiing? That’s what Andrew Coppens, associate professor of education, and Jayson Seaman, associate professor of recreation management and policy, set out to explore with 40 middle and high schoolers from Coös... Read More

Recent Stories

  • light house
    - Favorable Winds
    As the Biden administration announces a plan to expand the development of offshore wind energy development (OWD) along the East Coast, research from UNH shows significant support... Read More
  • Rodrigues ‘22G marking trail
    - To the Woods
    If everything goes according to plan for Krista Rodrigues ‘22G, you may come across her one day working on a trail in the Whites. If not there, then along another mountain belt.... Read More
  • Outdoor Renaissance
    - Outdoor Renaissance
    UNH's Outdoor Leadership and Management program educates the future leaders of the growing outdoor industry.  Read More
  • Precious Resources
    - Precious Resources
    As the COVID-19 pandemic has taken hold over the past several months, more and more people have found themselves with time to devote to outdoor recreation. Read More
  • UNH Alum Ben Fickett helping to bring the Outward Bound collection to UNH
    - Outward Bound Goes Cross-Country
    Four years ago, associate professor of kinesiology Jayson Seaman visited the Colorado Outward Bound School in Leadville, CO, where he met with UNH alum and the school’s director... Read More
  • YES Africa Malawi participants doing the ropes course at The Browne Center
    - Just say YES
    For 10 days over the summer break Durham was abuzz with activity as 17 youth sports leaders from Malawi, Africa, were on campus for an intensive exchange program focusing on... Read More
  • Chair of Recreation Management & Policy Named Fellow of AAPRA
    - Chair of Recreation Management & Policy Named Fellow of AAPRA
    Bob Barcelona was recently selected as a Fellow in the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration. Read More
  • Fracking site shot from above in mountains of rural Pennsylvania
    - When Fracking Meets Hiking
    Nearly a quarter of outdoor recreationists in Pennsylvania have encountered shale natural gas energy development, leading some of them to change their plans, new UNH research... Read More
  • Lake Erie beach at sunset
    - Offshore Wind Support
    From boaters to anglers, outdoor recreationalists are surprisingly supportive of offshore wind development, new research from UNH has found. Read More
  • People hiking along mountain ridge
    - Seeing the Hikers for the Trees
    UNH researchers are monitoring visitor use in the White Mountain National Forest to help managers ease parking and crowding. Read More