Forest Society Blog - News & Features

"[T]his picturesque historic site, presided over since 1998 by the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests, is a complicated collection of things lost and found in hardscrabble ground."

The moths we have here in New Hampshire range in size from the 5-7” Cecropia Moth (Hyalophora cecropia), fully as large as an adult hand, to “micromoths” so tiny that you’ll need a hand lens just to see that they are actually moths.

In an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote, the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved the Great American Outdoors Act.

Naturalist Dave Anderson cites many mid-summer milestones including reduced bird songs, common ditch-weed flowers, and shooting stars which reveal the summer season passing faster than expected.

From Franklin, New Hampshire, to Newburyport, Massachusetts, there is much to see and experience along the Merrimack River watershed.

It's blueberry season! Combine walking or hiking with blueberry picking on these five featured Forest Society reservations and easement lands.

Foresters, wildlife biologists and homeowners are watching a strong year for the development of the forest foods that will ripen into autumn apples, acorns and even a good pine seed crop in New Hampshire forests. Fruit trees and oak forests with acorns are THE supermarkets of the forest.

Last month, the Forest Society and our partners at the Granite State Division of the Society of American Foresters and UNH Cooperative Extension sponsored a webinar series on forest carbon dynamics and carbon markets.

The U.S. Forest Service announced the selection of the new Forest Supervisor for the White Mountain National Forest: Derek Ibarguen.