Useful Links

New Hampshire’s young forests video


The NHTOA is a non-profit statewide coalition of landowners, forest industry professionals, government officials, and supporters who work together to promote better forest management, conserve our working forests, and ensure a strong forest products industry.


Founded by a handful of concerned citizens in 1901, the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests is now one of the country’s most effective statewide land conservation organizations. “We are a forestry association seeking to perpetuate the forests of New Hampshire through their wise use and their complete reservation in places of special scenic beauty.”


Growing Stewardship from the Roots – The American Tree Farm System® is a network of 82,000 family forest owners sustainably managing 24 million acres of forestland.

ATFS is the largest and oldest sustainable woodland system in the United States, internationally recognized, meeting strict third-party certification standards.


Caring for New Hampshire’s Forests Since 1925

We help citizens and landowners learn about and care for New Hampshire’s forests, trees, wildife and habitats through:


Forests and Lands is a Division of the New Hampshire Department of Resources and Economic Development (DRED). As stewards of New Hampshire’s forests and related resources, the Division of Forests and Lands protects and promotes the values provided by trees and forests.


Good Forestry in the Granite State: Recommended Voluntary Forest Management Practices for New Hampshire. This guide provides landowners and the professionals who work with them practical recommendations and information on a wide variety of forest resources. First published in 1997, the Good Forestry revision started in 2008 and was completed with the publication of this second edition in 2010. It includes the many changes in practice and knowledge that occurred in the ten-plus years since it was first published. This revision was guided by a 24-member steering committee and involved much public input.