Forest Society Blog - News & Features

Betsey Gammons Art on Display at Conservation Center in Concord

In June, the forest echoes with bird songs and the whine of a million mosquitoes. Insect protein abounds. Plants flower and begin to set fruit. Birds are nesting, laying eggs and raising young. Turtles are nesting, laying leathery eggs in sandy soil in sunny locales.

Latin Names, Common Flowers

by Dave Anderson for NHPR's "Something Wild"

When used outside the halls of academia and horticultural societies, proper biological names of plants – Latin names – can alienate the public as surely as formal religious services recited in…. Latin.

Great Blue Herons are familiar summer residents of inland New Hampshire. As the largest of all North American herons, they can stand four feet tall.

New Federal Funding for Quabbin to Cardigan Partnership

Congressman Paul Hodes secures first-time appropriation for regional conservation effort

The harmless and beautiful milk snake – formerly called a “house adder” – wears a distinctive pattern of black-rimmed brown patches along its tan body. Milk snakes eat a wide range of food from mice to other snakes. In the wild, snakes do not eat or grow during winter.

Jennifer Platt Hopkins Photographs on Display at Conservation Center


Conservation Projects Help Protect Great Bay Water Quality