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The IRA Charitable Rollover allows individuals who are age 70½ or older to donate up to $100,000 to charitable organizations directly from their IRA. The distribution which will count toward their yearly Minimum Required Distribution (MRD) and won't be treated as taxable income.

Never fails – the fall foliage is stunning. The October full moon marks the mid-point of the Columbus Day weekend with peak foliage across the Lakes Region and peak leaf peeping statewide.

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.