Wildlife

Black bear standing at the edge of a forest

Black Bear, Protector

Black bears may shield smaller carnivores, including the gray fox, from predators such as coyotes, new UNH research finds. Read More

Recent Stories

  • great bay estuary
    - Bay Watch
    The man in the black Cadillac showed up late in the summer of 1973. Plenty of people had seen him, driving back and forth along Bay Road, the ribbon of pavement that winds around... Read More
  • jake debow
    - In His Father’s Footsteps
    At home in the woods: Jake DeBow has an abiding love for the Granite State with its immediate access to the natural world and abundant wildlife. Photo by Victoria Forester... Read More
  • jeffrey bolster and daniel zotos
    - Survival, a Fish Story
    Jeffrey Bolster and Daniel Zotos by the commercial fishing pier in Portsmouth, N.H. (Photo: Lisa Nugent)For two months during the summer of 2013, Daniel Zotos waited at docks in... Read More
  • "whales and nations' book cover
    - UNH Historian Recounts Effort to Regulate Whaling Industry in New Book
    Before commercial whaling was outlawed in the 1980s, diplomats, scientists, bureaucrats, environmentalists, and sometimes even whalers themselves attempted to create an... Read More
  • The Tales a Lobster Trap Tells
    - The Tales a Lobster Trap Tells
    What do lobster traps tell us about the lobsters on the bottom? from Presentation Boot Camp on Vimeo A video from the lobster research lab of zoology professor Win Watson is a... Read More
  • moose infected by ticks
    - Tick, Tick, Moose
    Up to 100,000 winter ticks can live on a moose, causing severe hair loss and reduced reproductive productivity. Photo courtesy Daniel Bergeron In New Hampshire, the mighty moose... Read More
  • tim marquis at microscope
    - School of Fish
    Pre-medical student Tim Marquis As an undergraduate research assistant in the Center for Molecular Endocrinology at the University of New Hampshire, student Tim Marquis is gaining... Read More
  • courtney mills conducting research on codfish bones
    - Student Research Engages the Community
    From arts and education to saving the region’s cod fishery, undergraduate research at UNH is on display at the 2013 UNH Undergraduate Research Conference (April 12-27), where a... Read More
  • students landscaping with bulldozer assistance
    - Labors of Love
    Landscape construction class helps protect a key habitat for native wildlife. Read More
  • Customers line up to buy fresh fish at the Yankee Fisherman’s Cooperative’s new retail store in Seabrook, N.H. Charlie French, UNH Cooperative Extension associate professor, helped with the Coop’s marketing strategies.
    - Is It Fresh? You Bet.
    UNH researchers support efforts to market New Hampshire-caught seafood. Read More