Forest Society Blog - News & Features

When my teenage son, Cody and his buddy announced their intention to climb Mounts Adams and Madison, the northern Presidentials over the February school vacation, hiking in the deep snow and camping overnight at a shelter. I knew it’d be a sleepless night – for me. 

Amid the grim economic news of slumping sales, nationwide job cuts, and local layoffs while the president and congressional leaders debate how best to prevent a “crisis” from becoming a “catastrophe,” I’m seeking a different “c” word: catharsis.

Forest Society Announces Budget Cuts

Prudent Business Decisions in Response to Economy

The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests recently traded 9.5 acres that the organization owned near the Monadnock State Park’s Poole Road entrance to the State of New Hampshire in exchange for 119 acres on the mountain’s western slope.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas

White Mountain National Forest Plan Upheld

On February 6, 2009 the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit gave the White Mountain National Forest (WMNF) the legal green light to timber sales that had been challenged by the Sierra Club and The Wilderness Society.

Many of the old family farms in the fast-growing Town of Weare have been subdivided and converted to house lots over the past two decades.