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02 Nov 2017

NHTOA Applauds Rep. Kuster’s Support for Resilient Federal Forests Act

CONCORD, N.H. — A strong bipartisan effort to pass H.B. 2936, the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017, was applauded today by the New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association. The bill, which has already passed the House of Representatives and now moves on to the Senate, would expedite and improve forest management activities in federal forests. […]

30 Oct 2017

Farm Tractors in Forestry Class Is a Big Hit

More than two dozen timberland owners, loggers, foresters, and others in the New Hampshire forest products industry gathered on Jon Martin’s beautiful woodlot in Bridgewater, N.H., to learn about using tractors and other equipment in woodlot management. The “Farm Tractors in Forestry” landowner class, held on Saturday, Oct. 28, also featured a demonstration of proper […]

24 Oct 2017

NH Timber Harvesting Council Honors Past Chairmen

As part of its 25th anniversary celebration, the New Hampshire Timber Harvesting Council (THC) honored past THC chairmen who helped guide the organization to its present status as one of the premier logger certification groups in the U.S. The past chairman were introduced and acknowledged at the 25th Annual Loggers & Truckers Convention on October […]

24 Oct 2017

Chris Goodnow is New Timber Harvesting Council Chairman

Taking hold of the ceremonial chairman’s axe, Chris Goodnow of Goodnow Trucking, Winchester, N.H., accepted the position of chairman of the New Hampshire Timber Harvesting Council (THC) at the 25th Annual Loggers & Truckers Convention on October 21, 2017. Goodnow accepted the axe from outgoing chairman Ben Crowell of CCM Logging and Land Clearing, Springfield, […]

12 Jul 2017

SB 129 Becomes Law

At midnight on July 12, 2017, Senate Bill 129 became law. SB 129 is the New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association (NHTOA) legislation that will shore-up the biomass (wood chip) power provisions for New Hampshire’s six independent biomass power plants in the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard law (RPS).   Established in 2007, the RPS is an […]

01 Jun 2017

NHTOA Applauds Today’s House Vote for Senate Bill 129

CONCORD, N.H., June 1, 2017 — By a substantial bipartisan margin of 222-84, the New Hampshire House of Representatives today voted to support Senate Bill 129, which will give critical support to the state’s biomass energy industry and to the hundreds of jobs that industry supports. The bill, a version of which was already passed by […]

15 May 2017

Gene Chandler, N.H. Representative, Honored with NHTOA President’s Award

GORHAM, N.H. —Two special interests outside his family define Gene Chandler, this year’s New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association (NHTOA) President’s award recipient: public service and the outdoors.  He has been around politics and outdoor activities (hunting, fishing, and forestry/timberland) his entire life. Growing up in Bartlett, N.H., he worked and recreated in the forests of […]

15 May 2017

NHTOA Elects David Marden to Board of Directors

GORHAM, N.H. — At its Annual Meeting, the membership of New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association (NHTOA) elected David Marden, founder of Boot Hill Farm Land Services, Stratham, N.H., to the association’s board of directors. The 106th Annual Meeting of the NHTOA, which was founded in 1911, was held May 13, 2017, at the Town and […]

15 May 2017

John Caveney Receives NHTOA’s Kendall Norcott Award for Exceptional Service

  GORHAM, N.H. — John Caveney, a longtime vice president with Cersosimo Lumber Co., which operates sawmills in New Hampshire, Vermont , and New York was honored today for his long service to the New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association (NHTOA) and the forestry community with the NHTOA’s Kendall Norcott Award. The award, named for the […]