Andy Deegan was filling birdfeeders and letting the dog out in the early morning gloom when he encountered what he thought might be “the biggest squirrel I’ve ever heard” scrambling up a large white pine just outside his New London home. It turned out to be a bear cub - an orphan.
This summer and fall, we partnered with WMUR to offer a series of guided hikes on our forest reservations with the goal of introducing hikers of all abilities to Forest Society properties with trail systems that possess excellent views or interesting destinations.
According to a new study released last week, our forests and other lands — not just here in New England but across the United States — could help mitigate nearly 25% of our current greenhouse gas emissions. So what are the 21 ways to leave your carbon?
As I was having lunch with Lee Baker at Fiddleheads Cafe in Hancock, one of the restaurant employees approached us with some grave news and a request: “There’s a huge dead bird in the parking lot,” she said, “and I thought, ‘Get Lee, he’ll know what to do!’” Lee and I put our lunch on hold and wa
The emerald ash borer is one of several insects causing significant damage to native ash trees in New Hampshire. It was first discovered here infecting ash trees along the Merrimack River in Concord in 2013, including ash trees located on the Forest Society’s 100 acre floodplain forest reservati
Political pundits often refer to New Hampshire as a “purple state” because we appear to be evenly divided between red and blue. After the November 6th election the hue of that purple is decidedly more blue than red.
Conservation easements are a critical tool land trusts and municipalities use to ensure the long-term protection of important open space and undeveloped areas. The Conservation Easement Tax Incentive is an important incentive to encourage private landowners to voluntarily protect their propertie
As many program supporters had feared, the authorization for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) expired on September 30th. While we here at the Forest Society remain hopeful Congress will reach an agreement to permanently authorize it and provide more robust funding levels, the truth is