Forest Society Blog - News & Features


December 1, 2005

Jack Savage, (603) 224-9945

"May something go always unharvested! May much stay out of our stated plan,
Apples or something forgotten and left, So smelling their sweetness would be no theft."

Robert Frost, 1936

My Christmas tree plantation is now a faded field of dreams. Five hundred balsams, row upon …

"We're very pleased to strongly support the White Mountain Forest Plan released today by the U.S. Forest Service," said Jane Difley, President/Forester of the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests.

The crew grew quiet as we approached the nest. They whispered and walked slowly, carefully scanning the tree tops overhead and behind them. At the snap of a dry twig underfoot, a goshawk leaped from the rim of its nest and screamed "Kak! Kak! Kak!" as it circled above the pines. I froze …


August 18, 2005

Charlie Niebling, (603) 224-9945


August 16, 2005


Chris Wells, Forest Society, 603-224-9945 / 603-496-9246 cell or

Joyce El Kouarti, Moose Mountains Regional Greenways, 603-817-8260

On the eve of the first measurable December snowfall, a time of thin ice and rattling beech leaves, I joined three colleagues on a rugged bushwhack to a remote corner of a Society-owned forest reservation. It's not often that the conservation business is as tangible as it was that early winter …

Statement by Jane A. Difley, President/Forester, Regarding DRED Commissioner’s Recommendation To Authorize Expanding Mt. Sunapee Lease Boundary

May 3, 2005