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Something Wild listener and fan, Michael Carrier, wrote in recently, he said “If possible could you do a program about identifying some of the more common sounds you hear at dusk or night in New Hampshire.”

Yeah, we can do that.

CONCORD — Northern Pass submitted an appeal to the state Supreme Court on Friday in an effort to force a state committee to reconsider its rejection of the proposed $1.6 billion hydroelectric transmission line.

We have written extensively about the beneficial impact the Land and Water Conservation Fund has had on the environment and economy both here in New Hampshire and across our country.

The U.S. House of Representatives and U.S.

As we discussed in the June edition of the Forest Advocate, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or the Commission) announced in the Spring it was seeking comments on whether, and if so, how it should revise its process for certifying new natural gas transportation facilities. 

What's full of camaraderie and fun, and makes you feel young? Grab a pair of sturdy shoes, throw on some clothes for getting dirty, and meet me at the trailhead to find out.

Aldo Leopold wrote, “The months of the year, from January up to June, are a geometric progression in the abundance of distractions.”  It certainly seems so on the floodplain, especially during May and June when the distractions are so abundant that it’s hard to choose what to watch becau

“I’ll bet a kid from rural Africa could teach you a thing or two about making things out of trees” my colleague said.

It's true. 

Each year, the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests and New Hampshire State Parks host trail improvement projects at Monadnock State Park. In any given year, over 200,000 people hike its trails, which means we need a lot of volunteer help.