Forest Society Blog - News & Features

The Forest Society released its 119th Annual Report, in advance of its annual meeting on September 26.

 

My two five-year-olds, newly initiated into kindergarten, reminded me authoritatively this week that it’s officially fall. How could I forget? Autumn has always been my favorite season in New Hampshire — my husband even proposed on a pumpkin.

Annie Gruczka was a volunteer at The Rocks for nearly 25 years and a member of the Bretzfelder Memorial Park Committee.

If enacted, the Forest Incentives Program Act will be one important tool forest landowners can use to sustainably manage their lands.

The Forest Action Plan provides a comprehensive assessment of the condition of our state’s forests, their challenges and needs, and strategies for conserving these forested landscapes while enhancing the benefits we receive from them.

A trail restoration project at the base of Mount Major is progressing and is due to be wrapped up by the first week in October.

The Forest Society recently completed the first phase of “Forest Society North,” a long-term plan to renovate and restore the landscape, facilities and program at The Rocks in Bethlehem, following the February 2019 fire which destroyed two historic buildings, the Tool Building and the Electric Plant.

The former Board of Trustees Chair made big ideas attainable with his soft-spoken leadership, including the establishment of the Trust for New Hampshire Lands.

Naturalist Dave Anderson shares the story behind "Judas Trees," as a very few early green leaves have already started to change to red.