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18 Nov 2019

2023 Forest Career Field Day

      May 4, 2023, Bear Brook State Park ***STUDENT REGISTRATIONS HAVE REACHED CAPACITY** please email Cheri Birch to get on the waiting list The New Hampshire Forest Career Field Day was created to educate junior high (grades 7&8) and high school students about the various careers available in forestry, wildlife, and natural […]

05 Aug 2019

NHTOA Extremely Disappointed by Governor’s Veto of HB 183

AUGUST 5, 2019 — The New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association (NHTOA) is extremely disappointed by Governor Chris Sununu’s veto of the biomass bill (House Bill 183) that had passed the state legislature with strong bipartisan support. House Bill 183 enacts the state policy (law) and will of the General Court that passed last year but […]

13 Jun 2019

N.H. House Passes Biomass-Amended HB 183 In Strong Vote

JUNE 13, 2019 — In a strong bipartisan vote today, the N.H. House passed the biomass-amended House Bill 183 by a 223-122 margin.   The bill now goes to the Governor.   The biomass amendment to HB 183, introduced by Sen. Jeb Bradley, will create a new section of law to allow a “baseload renewable […]

06 May 2019

2019 Kendall Norcott Award: Michael O’Leary

Michael O’Leary’s place of employment doesn’t, at first, look like part of the forest-products industry. The facility is dominated by a huge, Titanic-size smokestack, and seriously thick electrical wires and cables line their way into the property like cabling for a monster stage set. There’s nary a log to be seen — but there is […]

06 May 2019

2019 President’s Award: Sen. Jeb Bradley

Jeb Bradley, Republican state senator for District 3, has been in politics long enough to know that campaigning, whether for an office or an issue, always involves a bit of show business. Standing in the bright sun in front of the State House in early September last year, Bradley looked out at the assembled crowd […]

06 May 2019

2019 Outstanding Logger: Heath Bunnell, HB Logging

Northern New Hampshire and Vermont are speckled with the name Bunnell: Bunnell Brook, Bunnell Notch, Bunnell Mountain — and Bunnell logging. The Bunnell name has been associated with working in the woods for at least four generations. Heath Bunnell, proprietor of HB Logging and son of well-known Monroe, N.H., logger Rocky Bunnell, is the fourth […]

25 Mar 2019

RFP for Biomass Chips in Sullivan County

Sullivan County seeks bids for wood chips to burn in its biomass heating facility located at the Sullivan County Complex in Unity, N.H. Annual wood chip volume is estimated at 2,000 tons (+/- 20%). The facility operates throughout the year with weather-influenced demand. Several types and sources of wood chips will be considered for heating fuel […]

04 Mar 2019

HB 543 Talking Points — This Bill Needs to be Defeated

House Bill 543 seeks to establish a 50-foot protective buffer adjacent to all wetlands and a 100-foot buffer adjacent to “high value wetlands.” “High value wetlands” is a proposed new category of wetland that is based on:          Presence of natural heritage elements (rare, threatened, endangered species, or a species of interest); […]

04 Mar 2019

State Senators, Representives Urge PUC to Implement SB 365

Stating that the six independent biomass energy plants in New Hampshire are at risk for continued operation as a result of foot-dragging by Eversource, a letter sent by several state senators and representatives urges the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to implement Senate Bill 365. The bill was passed last year by an overwhelming […]