Forest Society Blog - News & Features

March-April 2020 Cottrell-Baldwin Environmental Lecture Series  – “Restore, Protect, Connect”

 When we think about the kinds of people making important contributions to science, we might imagine someone in a white lab coat, squinting into a microscope, or pouring over reams of computer data.

Winter precipitation often includes heavy wet snow or freezing rain and trees must endure the weather. Despite what Sci-Fi or Fantasy authors might imagine, trees can’t lumber away to a more hospitable climate. Winter coping strategies vary by species.

The Forest Society is part of the fabric of New Hampshire – watch our video


Share the Love! Over the last 11 years, through the Share the Love Event, Subaru of America and its participating retailers have donated more than $145 million to charity, with customers choosing between four national and over 1,170 hometown charities.

The Trees for Troops program gets donated trees from farmers, businesses, and individuals throughout the country. The trees are donated to military bases around the country as well as to some bases overseas. The Rocks is the gathering point for VT and NH donations.

New Hampshire is a pretty cool place. There are mountains, rivers, lakes, oceans, and a lot of trees. NH is over 80% forested (83% currently as measured by USDA Forest Service), but it hasn’t always been that way.

Volunteer Land Steward George Beaton, of Bradford, was recently recognized at the Spirit of New Hampshire Volunteer Awards, an annual event organized by Volunteer NH.  The Forest Society nominated George for this honor for his outstanding volunteer efforts on many fronts: monitoring and stewardin