Forest Society Blog - News & Features

As we discussed in the June edition of the Forest Advocate, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or the Commission) announced in the Spring it was seeking comments on whether, and if so, how it should revise its process for certifying new natural gas transportation facilities. 

What's full of camaraderie and fun, and makes you feel young? Grab a pair of sturdy shoes, throw on some clothes for getting dirty, and meet me at the trailhead to find out.

Aldo Leopold wrote, “The months of the year, from January up to June, are a geometric progression in the abundance of distractions.”  It certainly seems so on the floodplain, especially during May and June when the distractions are so abundant that it’s hard to choose what to watch becau

“I’ll bet a kid from rural Africa could teach you a thing or two about making things out of trees” my colleague said.

It's true. 

Each year, the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests and New Hampshire State Parks host trail improvement projects at Monadnock State Park. In any given year, over 200,000 people hike its trails, which means we need a lot of volunteer help.

On July 24, the Commission to Study the Efficiency and Effectiveness of the Fish and Game Department Operations met for the second time-its first meeting on July 16 was for organizational purposes where the main order of business was to elect a chairman and to set the schedule of future meetings.

New Hampshire benefits from the presence of seven different turtle species. This week on Something Wild we’re taking a closer look at two of the most common species you can find all over the state: painted turtles and snapping turtles.

New staff will help the Forest Society steward New Hampshire's special places, which include over 130,000 acres of important forest lands, water resources, scenic vistas, wildlife habitat and agricultural resources.

Despite the erosion that has exposed half of its roots, the Conservation Center’s mulberry tree survived another winter, with a rich diversity of berry eaters gracing its branches from mid June through mid July.