Forest Society Blog - News & Features

If enacted, the Forest Incentives Program Act will be one important tool forest landowners can use to sustainably manage their lands.

The Forest Action Plan provides a comprehensive assessment of the condition of our state’s forests, their challenges and needs, and strategies for conserving these forested landscapes while enhancing the benefits we receive from them.

A trail restoration project at the base of Mount Major is progressing and is due to be wrapped up by the first week in October.

The Forest Society recently completed the first phase of “Forest Society North,” a long-term plan to renovate and restore the landscape, facilities and program at The Rocks in Bethlehem, following the February 2019 fire which destroyed two historic buildings, the Tool Building and the Electric Plant.

The former Board of Trustees Chair made big ideas attainable with his soft-spoken leadership, including the establishment of the Trust for New Hampshire Lands.

Naturalist Dave Anderson shares the story behind "Judas Trees," as a very few early green leaves have already started to change to red.

It's been a HOT summer in New Hampshire. Statewde meteorologists track an average of 12 days of daytime high temperatures exceeding 90F degrees at the Concord, NH, weather reporting station.

For those inclined to head out to hiking trails in the next two months, the best is yet to come. September and October unquestionably offer the very best hiking conditions of the year: distant mountains in sharp relief under bright cobalt blue skies, lower humidity, few mosquitoes, no blackflies or deer flies, warm afternoons, cool mornings and evenings and spectacular autumn foliage colors.

Seacoast Online recently covered the ongoing construction at Carey Cottage, located at the Forest Society's Creek Farm Reservation.