Square Trees Grow in New Hampshire

March 31, 2008

By Amy Quinton on Tuesday, April 1, 2008.

Listen at NH Public Radio: http://info.nhpr.org/node/15676.

The Society For the Protection of New Hampshire Forests unveiled a new development today that may revolutionize the timber industry.

Forest research scientists say they’ve created a new type of tree that is ideal for harvesting and beneficial for the environment.

But as NHPR’s Amy Quinton reports, the new tree has already sparked a huge outcry from some businesses and environmental groups.