Firewood workshop planned for October 1

BOSCAWEN — The UNH Cooperative Extension program will be sponsoring a firewood workshop on Tuesday, October 1 from 1–4 p.m. at the UNH Cooperative Extension Merrimack County Office in Boscawen.

Wood Science speakers include Sarah Smith and Tim Fleury of the UNH Cooperative Extension.  Information about the New Hampshire Rules regarding buying and selling firewood  will be presented by Rebecca Malila, Jeff Wentworth, and Dennis Marquis of the NH Department of Agriculture. Kyle Lombard of the New Hampshire Division of Forests and Lands will be focusing on forest pests and firewood. Quarantines will be highlighted by Piera Siegert of the New Hampshire Department of Agriculture.

The program is free. Advance registration requested. To register call Mary West at (603) 796-2151. For more information call Sarah Smith  at (603)862-2647.