The New Hampshire Forest Health Program monitors the condition of 4.8 million acres of forest in New Hampshire.
The mission of the Forest Health Program is to:
- Provide and maintain forest and tree pest control programs in coordination with other state and federal agencies.
- Provide detection, identification, evaluation and assessment of forest pest problems on a statewide basis.
- Provide leadership in all forest pest problems, keeping current through systematic detection programs and close liaison with other sources of information.
- Maintain close contact with all segments of the forestry profession in forest insect and disease matters.
- Provide service for identification of forest pests cooperating in this regard with the UNH Cooperative Extension, NH Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, and the U.S. Forest Service.
- Assist and coordinate in the control of forest insects and diseases, cooperating with the U.S Forest service, Department of Agriculture, and the New Hampshire landowners and landowner associations.
This story map summarizes 2018 activities of the Forest Health Program and provides updates on the status of insect and disease threats to forest health in New Hampshire.
Residents of New Hampshire and New England and forest managers
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Program Coordinator – Kyle Lombard 603-464-3016 x101
Forest Health Specialist – Jen Weimer 603-464-3016 x102
Forest Health Specialist EAB – Bill Davidson 603-464-3016 x103
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