New Hampshire granted millions for forestry development

Published: Sep. 28, 2022 at 9:11 AM EDT
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CONCORD, Vt. (WCAX) - New Hampshire’s forestry sector received funding to focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Democratic U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan and Rep. Annie Kuster said in a statement that the USDA is giving the New England Forestry Foundation $30 million.

The goal is to inspire climate-smart forestry practices and sustainable harvesting.

Shaheen said in a statement that expanding markets for wood products from sustainable forests can further benefit climate mitigation efforts.