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William Leak

Research Forester
271 Mast Road
Durham
New Hampshire
United States
03824

Phone: 603-868-7655
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Current Research

Large-scale, longterm timber/wildlife management studies in northern hardwoods/hemlock. Forest landtyping/succession.

Education

  • NY State College of Forestry, M.F. Forest Management 1956
  • NY State College of Forestry, B.S. Forestry 1953

Professional Organizations

  • Fellow, Society of American Foresters
  • NH Timberland Owners Association

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Publications

Research Highlights

HighlightTitleYear


NRS-2016-118
Has Climate Affected Tree Species Distribution in New England?

Remeasurement of plots 70 years after establishment on the White Mountain National Forest shows no evidence of changes in elevations among clima ...

2016


NRS-2015-208
No Signifigant Losses of Stand Productivity From Whole-tree Harvesting and Clearcutting in New England Forests

Silviculturalists have been concerned over nutrient losses from clearcutting and, more recently, whole-tree harvesting in New England since the ...

2015


NRS-2014-038
Silvicultural Guide for Northern Hardwoods in the Northeast Updated

This revision of the 1987 silvicultural guide updates and expands the silvicultural information on northern hardwoods. It provides additional i ...

2014


Last updated on : 11/03/2017