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Forest Advisory Board

Purpose and Scope

Authorized under RSA 227-I:5, the New Hampshire Forest Advisory Board (FAB) advises the Division of Forests and Lands on "factors affecting the use, ownership, and management of forest resources."  The mission of the New Hampshire Forest Advisory Board is to advocate implementation of the recommendations of the New Hampshire Forest Resources Plan, to coordinate forest policy development, facilitate dialogue between diverse interests, to assure opportunities for public participation in forest policy development, and to advise the State Forester in the development of state programs and policies.

The mission is achieved in part by:

  • providing a forum to consider the work of task related groups;
  • eliminating duplication in state policy development;
  • promoting cooperation among state agencies and supporting formal coordination efforts between public agencies, private landowners and other organizations;
  • coordinating with similar projects in neighboring states

See Forest Advisory Board charter (pdf)

Upcomming Meeting Dates/Agenda

 November 28, 2017   9:30 AM   DNCR Headquarters, 172 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH

Past Meeting Minutes


NH Forest Advisory Members

Karen Bennett UNH Cooperative Extension
Jim Oehler  NH Fish and Game
Jack Bronnenberg NH Timber Harvesting Council
Martin Carrier NH Association of Fire Chiefs
John Caveny Cersosimo Lumber Company
Rick DeMark North Country RC&D
Carol Foss Audubon Society of NH
Dennis McKenney New England Forestry Consultants
Jane Difley Society for the Protection of NH Forests
Charles Niebling Innovative Natural Resource Solutions 
Tom Wagner White Mountain National Forest
David Publicover Appalachian Mountain Club
Bruce Schwaegler Forest Landowner
Jasen Stock New Hampshire Timberland Owners
Mark Zankel The Nature Conservancy