Forest Society Blog - News & Features

When it comes to forest health, the white pine weevil is a pest native to New Hampshire.

My favorite sign of spring is the start of maple season. From tree to table, I teach my children that it's a sweet reminder our forests are always working. 

With the warm wet weather and the onset of spring, this is one of the best times of the year to plan and lay out a timber harvest.

The number of pictures of bobcats in New Hampshire on social media has us wondering if there are more bobcats in New Hampshire?

While we don't get a winter February vacation like school kids anymore, we did manage to get outside and enjoy all that New Hampshire has to offer in the colder months.

Students and UNH staff hiked the main trail to the river through the white pine plantation to the riverbank to learn about land conservation and the Merrimack River Conservation Partnership Program.

As the calendar page flipped to March, news from natural world includes early bird harbingers of Spring.

In the early 1700s more and more people were leaving England and coming to the American Colonies for a new life and hoping for less control from King George III. Forestry was an important industry in the new colonies and continues to be in NH today.