Forest Society Blog - News & Features

The dawn chorus officially began sometime earlier this month, and new voices seem to get added every morning as the season gains momentum. Each spring morning, the chorus begins a few minutes earlier, which means a decreasing amount of sleep for the dawn chorus connoisseur.

On a recent edition of NHPR’s The Exchange, Chris and Iain MacLeod, Executive Director of the Squam Lake Natural Science Center were on hand to discuss one of their favorite species.

On March 28, the New Hampshire Senate approved Senate Bill 74, which proposes to increase the number of grants the New Hampshire Land and Communi

State Senator Ruth Ward (R-Stoddard) has introduced legislation SB 269 to create a new ecological tool to assist the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources (DNCR) in the management of state-owned lands.

The Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments in the Northern Pass case for May 15 at 10:00 a.m. at the Court’s facility in East Concord.

Forest Society staff recently traveled to Washington D.C. to meet with all four members of New Hampshire’s Congressional delegation as part of the Land Trust Alliance’s (LTA) Advocacy Days.

April pulls the same dirty tricks every year — particularly after we relax or let our guard down at the end of winter. A few decent days, then April delivers a gut-punch: swirling snow, sleet and freezing temperatures under gray skies.

The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests filed its Northern Pass brief at the New Hampshire Supreme Court on March 21.

Manchester Water Works (MWW) and the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests (Forest Society) worked together to permanently conserve 1,942 acres surrounding Tower Hill Pond in Candia and Hooksett.