Positions

Overview

  • Karen Bennett joined UNH Cooperative Extension in 1979. She worked in Hillsborough and later in Merrimack county as a County Forester helping people care for their forest land. She shared information about forest and wildlife management, current use taxation, selling timber, growing Christmas trees, caring for shade trees, identifying trees, trail and road layout, forest ecology, soils and many other topics of concern to woodlot owners. She assumed her Extension Specialist role in 1996 where she specializes in private forest lands management providing education to landowners, land managers, conservation volunteers, and public decision makers.
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  • NRCS Agreement Forest Practices and Support 18-21  awarded by US DA, Department of Agriculture 2018 - 2023
  • 2018 New Hampshire Forest Stewardship  awarded by NH Department of Natural and Cultural Resources 2017 - 2021
  • 2017 New Hampshire Forest Stewardship  awarded by NH Department of Natural and Cultural Resources 2017 - 2020
  • 2016 NH Forest Stewardship  awarded by NH Department of Resources & Economic Development (DRED) 2015 - 2019
  • Forest Pest Outreach FY 2018  awarded by US DA, Department of Agriculture 2018 - 2019
  • Town and Community Forests  awarded by US DA, United States Forest Service 2015 - 2019
  • Northeast Silviculture Institute for Foresters  awarded by North East State Foresters Association 2017 - 2019
  • 2015 Forest Stewardship  awarded by NH Department of Resources & Economic Development (DRED) 2014 - 2018
  • Forest Pest Outreach 2017  awarded by US DA, Department of Agriculture 2017 - 2018
  • Dirt to Trees to Wildlife II  awarded by US DA, United States Forest Service 2016 - 2018
  • Emergency Erosion Control Techniques for Dealing with Severe Weather Conditions on Private Forestland  awarded by US DA, United States Forest Service 2015 - 2018
  • 2014 Forest Stewardship  awarded by NH Department of Resources & Economic Development (DRED) 2013 - 2017
  • Forest Pest Outreach 2016  awarded by US DA, Department of Agriculture 2016 - 2017
  • Expanding Riparian Forest Buffers in the Merrimack River Watershed  awarded by Merrimack River Watershed Council 2015 - 2017
  • Joint FS-NRCS Landscape Initiative: New Hampshire Drinking Water Improvement Project  awarded by NH Department of Resources & Economic Development (DRED) 2015 - 2017
  • Expanding Riparian Forest Buffers in the Merrimack Watershed  awarded by Merrimack River Watershed Council 2014 - 2017
  • Cooperative Emerald Ash Borer Project  awarded by NH Department of Resources & Economic Development (DRED) 2014 - 2017
  • 2013 Forest Stewardship  awarded by NH Department of Resources & Economic Development (DRED) 2014 - 2016
  • 2012 Forest Stewardship  awarded by NH Department of Resources & Economic Development (DRED) 2012 - 2016
  • Forest Pest Outreach 2015  awarded by US DA, Department of Agriculture 2015 - 2016
  • Providing Technical Assistance to Landowners Interested in and Enrolled in EQIP  awarded by US DA, Department of Agriculture 2014 - 2016
  • Joint FS-NRCS Landscape Initiative: New Hampshire Drinking Water Improvement Project  awarded by NH Department of Resources & Economic Development (DRED) 2014 - 2016
  • Training Real Estate and Resource Professionals  awarded by Vermont Natural Resources Council 2014 - 2016
  • Forest Pest Outreach FY 2014  awarded by US DA, Department of Agriculture 2014 - 2015
  • Hurricane Sandy EFRP, Grafton Disaster #1657  awarded by US DA, United States Forest Service 2014 - 2015
  • Using Groups to Reduce Invasive Plant Dominance in Naturally Regenerated New Hampshire Woodlots  awarded by US DA, Department of Agriculture 2011 - 2014
  • Forest Pest Outreach FY2013  awarded by NH Dept of Agriculture Markets & Food 2013 - 2014
  • EFRP Cheshire Disaster ID 1471  awarded by US DA, United States Forest Service 2011 - 2013
  • EFRP Coos Disaster ID 1478  awarded by US DA, United States Forest Service 2011 - 2013
  • EFRP Grafton1 Disaster ID 1472  awarded by US DA, United States Forest Service 2011 - 2013
  • EFRP Grafton2 Disaster ID 1477  awarded by US DA, United States Forest Service 2011 - 2013
  • 2011 Forest Stewardship  awarded by NH Department of Resources & Economic Development (DRED) 2011 - 2013
  • Asian Longhorned Beetle Public Outreach and Detection Campaign  awarded by NH Dept of Agriculture Markets & Food 2012 - 2013
  • 2010 USFS Asian L-H Beetle  awarded by NH Department of Resources & Economic Development (DRED) 2010 - 2013
  • Asian Longhorned Beetle Public Outreach and Detection Campaign  awarded by NH Dept of Agriculture Markets & Food 2012
  • Good Forestry in the Granite State  awarded by Society of New Hampshire Forests 2008 - 2010
  • Forest Stewardship Program - Spatial Analysis Project  awarded by NH Department of Resources & Economic Development (DRED) 2005 - 2007
  • Education And Training

    Full Name

  • Karen Bennett