Forest Society Blog - News & Features

The Forest Society works to keep NH forested. Our mission as both a land trust and a forestry organization includes protecting and managing a network of 185 permanent Forest Reservations totaling 56,000 acres.

Winter is hands down my favorite season for hiking. I may be in the minority on this, but there are some real advantages to winter. No biting insects is a big advantage as far as I’m concerned. I’m the person who gets swarmed if there are biting insects. 

When winter precipitation includes heavy wet snow or freezing rain, trees must endure the weather conditions. Some are better adapted than others and coping strategies vary by tree species.

Chef Hennessey brings the outside in with a creative dose of forage-to-table.

The NH Supreme Court issued a briefing order on December 20 in the Northern Pass appeal.  Northern Pass must file its brief by February 4, 2019, and those in opposition m

The diversity of New Hampshire’s habitats is staggering, as we’ve mentioned in the past there are more than 200 natural communities within our borders. This week, in another edition of New Hampshire’s Wild Neighborhoods Something Wild, again visits a rare habitat type.

For a short time, optimistic media reports suggested Congress would finally reach an agreement to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).

After letting its authorization slip earlier this year, Congress has approved legislation to reauthorize the Farm Bill for another five years. The measure passed the Senate by a vote of 87-13 and by a vote of 369-47 in the House of Representatives.