Forest Society Blog - News & Features

HILLSBOROUGH, N.H. – Join the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests (Forest Society) and The NH Division of Forests and Lands, Department of Natural and Cultural Resources for the 2019 Cottrell-Baldwin Environmental Lecture Series at the Henry I.

BETHLEHEM, N.H.—The Rocks will once again celebrate the transition from a long winter to a welcome spring with its annual Maple Dinner on April 6 at 6:00 p.m.

So much of New Hampshire’s natural beauty is obvious; from the top of a mountain trail, from the shore of a lake or pond, even from your kitchen window. You barely have to open your eyes to see it. But take a closer look, and beauty gives way to scientific wonder.

Not long ago I had no idea what conservation actually meant. I submitted an online volunteer application to the Forest Society and heard back right away. I never would have guessed (but might have hoped) that a simple offer to help could eventually turn into a career.

Forest Society staff at The Rocks in Bethlehem and at the Conservation Center in Concord are collaborating to recover from a fire on February 13 which completely destroyed two of several historic buildings at The Rocks.  The Tool Building and the

The Forest Society is currently recruiting new volunteer land stewards for a number of our Forest Reservations across the state!  

After a thorough review of the Forest Society’s land protection and stewardship policies and procedures, the national Land Trust Accreditation Commission renewed the Forest Society’s coveted status as an accredited land trust.

Senate Bill 74, which proposes to increase the number of grants the New Hampshire Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP) can award to projects that conserve and preserve our most important natural, cultural and historic resources, will have its hearing on Tuesday, March 5,

Since acquiring the 35-acre property known as Creek Farm in 2000, the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests (Forest Society) has worked to implement donor Lillian (“Billie”) Noel’s vision to have Creek Farm “maintained in an undeveloped state except as necessary for providing access