Forest Society Blog - News & Features

As a kid, I remember the joy of splashing in puddles. After the snow melted and spring rain filled the ditch by our house, I’d grab an inner tube and play like I was at the beach.

The New Hampshire Supreme Court unanimously denied the appeal by Eversource of the state Site Evaluation Committee (SEC) decision to deny a permit for the proposed Northern Pass transmission line. After nearly nine years, the battle over the controversial 192-mile project is effectively over.

This July, the Forest Society with partners at NH State Parks will host “Monadnock Trails Week” beginning Friday July 19 through Tuesday July 23 in Jaffrey.

When the Forest Society protected 200 acres on Mount Major in 2015, our fundraising slogan was “Everybody Hikes Mount Major.”  There has never been a more accurate campaign slogan, even in New Hampshire, home of the nation’s first primary. 

With the promise of adequate supplies of fresh brewed coffee, more than 50 members of the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce attended the popular early morning Business BEFORE Hours networking series, hosted by the Forest Society, on June 25.

One thing I love about working for the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests (Forest Society) is the variety of situations that I encounter. As a conservation easement steward, I spend a lot of time in the woods or behind a computer screen, but I never know what to expect.

The foam formed eddies on the surface of the pool as Stevens Brook rushed down and through this particular crook in the waterway in the shadow of route-89 in East Sutton, New Hampshire.

It is stunning, even for those who can’t quite imagine what it must be like to summit Mount Everest to see the recent pictures of climbers ascending the 29,000-foot peak in long lines that make it seem more like the line for Space Mountain at Disney World.