New Hampshire has laws and regulations designed to encourage responsible timber harvesting and minimize environmental impacts of logging. Landowners, loggers, and foresters have the responsibility to know and understand New Hampshire’s timber harvesting laws. In addition, municipal officials have the authority and responsibility to work with state agencies to ensure that these laws are consistently enforced.
This publication is intended to assist municipal officials, landowners, and natural resource professionals working in New Hampshire’s forests.
Guide to New Hampshire Timber Harvesting Laws. 2023. University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension NH Division of Forests and Lands, and New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association