Forest Society Blog - News & Features

Although the New Hampshire Legislature convenes for its 167th Session on January 6, 2021, its work actually begins in November and December of 2020.

Here in northern New England, Fir trees thrive in the cool, moist climate, and there are some 500 Christmas tree farms across our two states.

This time of year, you're likely to see cars and pickup trucks heading home on the highways with fresh-cut Christmas trees tied to roofs or in the truck beds. Fraser firs, Korean firs, Balsam firs, and Spruce (ouch!)...

The new reservation, called the Ammonoosuc River Forest, abuts the White Mountain National Forest.

In 2013, the Forest Society launched the “Everybody Hikes Mount Major” campaign to protect the trails and land surrounding Mount Major Reservation in Alton.

Forest Society staff recently attended (virtually, of course) a webinar sponsored by Froling Energy on the connection between forests, biomass and climate change.

The discussion over climate change has up until now largely centered on the threats to people’s health, their homes, food supplies and on our air and natural resources. However, the scope of these concerns are expanding.

The New Hampshire Legislature will convene on January 6, for the 167th Session of the General Court with a new Speaker of the House and a new President of the Senate along with new chairs for each legislative committee. However, the work to prepare for the next session is already underway.