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Forest Society staffer Matt Leahy joined with Commissioner of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources Sarah Stewart and other New Hampshire-based advocates of the Land and Water Conservation Fund on September 13 at Pawtuckaway State Park to thank Senator Shaheen for her on-going work to

On September 13, the Natural Resources Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation (H.R. 502) to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).

The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources will hold a public information session on the proposed assignment of the State’s lease of a portion of Mount Sunapee State Park. 

Kirk Dorsey wanted to be an ornithologist, so he went to Cornell University. “But I was not a particularly good student at ornithology…all the biology classes. But I was taking history classes for fun.” And in his junior year he found himself in a US Foreign Policy class.

The fall foliage will be spectacular in New Hampshire where the colors inspire us to embrace all things autumn.

Emery Farm in Durham has been a part of the fabric of New Hampshire’s seacoast for generations; in fact, it’s been run and operated by the same family for more than 350 years. The farm store sells fruits, vegetables, pumpkins, Christmas trees, and local goods made by surrounding artists.

BETHLEHEM — Frances Glessner Lee’s dictum was “Convict the guilty, clear the innocent, and find the truth in a nutshell,” which she did on a scale of one inch to the foot.

The mountain that everybody hikes is now a place where everybody can learn thanks to the Forest Society’s New Hampshire Forest Explorer for smartphones.

Often when we humans head for a day in the woods, it is to free ourselves from the demands of our increasingly interconnected world. Step far enough into the wild and our “smart” phones no longer bring us the latest desperately important updates on Facebook or Instagram.