Forest Society Blog - News & Features

Have you ever seen a wild albino turkey? Dave Anderson shares the science behind the scene.

The Forest Society has received a generous grant from the VF Foundation to support our efforts to protect Clay Brook Forest in Hampton Falls. The grant will help us conserve this land as an undeveloped, natural space for generations to come.

Especially in New Hampshire, oak mast follows a boom or bust cycle, which means the amount of acorns varies from year to year. Over time, evolution has favored the oak trees that demonstrate this boom or bust cycle.

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.

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.

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.