Forest Society Blog - News & Features

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.

The surprise appearance of this massive rare bird – one of the world’s largest raptors – sent birders flocking to see it. The unexpected sojourn in New England raises questions about how birds navigate, colonize new areas, and find mates.

The Committee-passed version includes on the study commission a representative from either the Forest Society, the Appalachian Mountain Club or the Nature Conservancy on the Study Commission.