Forest Society Blog - News & Features

Enjoy photos from our 2019 Annual Meeting. Members and guest enjoyed summit views from Pine Mountain to a pontoon ride with the Forest Society's new President, Jack Savage.

So when I called my wife, Cheryl Kimball, who is here tonight, to tell her the board had voted to confirm my appointment as the President of the Forest Society, she congratulated me. She then reminded me that at home I will most assuredly continue to be Vice President.

Autumn in New Hampshire is a wonderful time to watch and observe some easily recognizable stages of natural cycles: hawks migrating, leaves changing color…bears fattening up as they get ready to hibernate.

Annual Meeting Remarks by President/Forester Jane A. Difley

Gunstock Mountain Resort, Sept. 28, 2019

As you know, this is our 118th Annual Meeting, the first being in 1902 after our founding on Feb. 6, 1901. This is my 24th—and last--as your President/Forester.

Despite a strong 17-7 vote in the Senate in favor of overriding Governor Sununu’s veto of Senate Bill 74, which would have increased dedicated funding for the Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP), the legislation died in the House when it was unable to get the two-thirds majorit

By just four votes, the New Hampshire House of Representatives fell short of overriding the Governor’s veto of House Bill 183. If approved, the legislation would have provided support to New Hampshire's six independent wood energy power plants. 

Photos from our 5 Hikes in 5 Weeks series.

Our fenced-in backyard orchard includes apples, peaches and pears. Outside the wire mesh fence corralling the semi-dwarf fruit trees are a few ancient, standard apple trees. Translation: much taller trees.

In late August, the Forest Society sold a historic house and surrounding five acres in Hollis, NH, to a young couple and their three children from Massachusetts. How did we get in the business of selling houses?