Forest Society Blog - News & Features

It’s a celebrated evening in April when the sheep shearer arrives. On countless New Hampshire sheep farms, spring shearing has signaled a definitive end of winter for centuries. After months of winter confinement to house and barn, both farmer and sheep are liberated.

Key Conservation Projects to Receive Federal Funding

The federal fiscal year 2009 omnibus appropriations bill was recently passed by Congress. The bill included funding for several Forest Society conservation priorities:

Unitil and City of Concord Partner with Forest Society to Complete Merrimack River Greenway

In partnership with Unitil Energy Systems and the City of Concord, the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests has conserved 139 acres in East Concord.

Forest Society Tests Innovative New Ways to Fulfill its Mission,
Launches “Assets to Acres” Program

6th Annual Profile Awards Ceremony Celebrates Old Man of the Mountain Legacy

I’m proprietary about some tracts of land I don’t even own: the White Mountain National Forest, Kearsarge, Sunapee, Monadnock. What is worse, I lay claim to private property belonging to absentee landlords whose sprawling tracts surround my farm.

Workshop about Forests, Forestry and Climate Change

Art Exhibit: Photographer Sher Kamman's Work on Display at the Conservation Center

Sher Kamman’s photography will be on display from Friday, April 3 through Wednesday, May 8 at the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests’ Conservation Center in Concord. 

Betsey Harris Honored for Land Conservation Efforts