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Heartbreaking.

NEWBURY -- Master wildlife tracker Sue Morse smiled comfortably as adult students lashed on their snowshoes and slung daypacks on their backs in anticipation of a guided animal tracking group hike.

It’s stick season in New Hampshire; the leaves are gone, our landscape exposed; a white nivean blanket covers everything you see. Our trees are dormant. Aren’t they? To look at them, it would seem that trees aren’t doing much right now. But it turns out there’s more going on than meets the eye.

Even as the smoke still rises from the ashes at the site of the fire that destroyed the 4 ½-story historic Tool Building at the Rocks, staff at the Forest Society are starting to figure out next steps to restoring programming at its North Country Conservation and Education Center.

A fire has destroyed a century-old building on a historic northern New Hampshire estate known for its conservation practices and pick-your-own Christmas tree farm.

Firefighters say the fire at The Rocks Estate in Bethlehem broke out at about 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Following the fire that destroyed the historic Tool Building and former Electric Plant used as a gift shop at the Rocks, messages and comments came streaming in.

Northern Pass filed its appeal brief with the Supreme Court on February 4.  All other parties have until March 21 to file their briefs.  The Forest Society intends to file a br

In a letter to Governor Sununu, Forest Society President/Forester Jane Difley, Vice President for Policy Will Abbott, and Public Policy Manager Matt Leahy summarized why the p