Forest Society Blog - News & Features

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

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