Forest Society Blog - News & Features

Spotting a monarch caterpillar on the underside of a milkweed leaf is one of the quintessential rites of summer. In the right location, it’s not that hard to do...

A trail restoration project at the base of Mount Major is progressing and is due to be wrapped up by the first week in October.

The former Board of Trustees Chair made big ideas attainable with his soft-spoken leadership, including the establishment of the Trust for New Hampshire Lands.

Naturalist Dave Anderson shares the story behind "Judas Trees," as a very few early green leaves have already started to change to red.

It's been a HOT summer in New Hampshire. Statewde meteorologists track an average of 12 days of daytime high temperatures exceeding 90F degrees at the Concord, NH, weather reporting station.

For those inclined to head out to hiking trails in the next two months, the best is yet to come. September and October unquestionably offer the very best hiking conditions of the year: distant mountains in sharp relief under bright cobalt blue skies, lower humidity, few mosquitoes, no blackflies or deer flies, warm afternoons, cool mornings and evenings and spectacular autumn foliage colors.

Seacoast Online recently covered the ongoing construction at Carey Cottage, located at the Forest Society's Creek Farm Reservation. 

On August 4, the bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act was signed into law. That action crowns the efforts Land and Water Conservation Fund advocates, including the Forest Society, have been making over the last decade to fully fund the LWCF.

Contact your Executive Councilor in support of the nomination of Patrick Hackley as the next NH State Forester.