All the threats to northern forests – invasive bugs like EAB, wooly adelgid, Asian longhorn beetle; invasive plants like bittersweet vine, deer eating all the new shoots, changing climate affecting growth patterns – are also a threat to our electricity, says Eversource, because weak trees are more likely to fall on power lines.

The NH Division of Forest and Land’s s 2022 New Hampshire Forest Health Newsletter, released Dec. 22, 2022, “reports 58,680 acres of insect damage last year, the most damage mapped in the past decade.”

New Hampshire Business Review has a story here.

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