Forest Society Blog - News & Features

On Friday October 12, the New Hampshire Supreme Court said that it would consider Eversource’s appeal of the March 2018 decision by the Site Evaluation Committee (SEC) to deny a Certificate of Site and Facility for the controversial Northern Pass transmission line project. 

We are working with videographer Jerry Monkman on a documentary film about the Merrimack river and its watershed, the health of which will be critical to our future livelihood.

The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests gathered for their 117th Annual Meeting at Southern New Hampshire University on September 29, 2018.

As I sat in my woodsy cabin, listening to the remnants of Hurricane Florence rain down this month, I was reminded of another storm nearly 80 years ago. The Hurricane of 1938 made landfall on Long Island and the southern coast of New England on September 21.

We started the day on Appledore Island, just outside Portsmouth Harbor. The Shoals Marine Lab, resident there, traces its history back to 1928. Among the biologists spending the summer there this year were Dr. Elizabeth Craig, Tern Conservation Program Manager.

Autumn as arrived. As the leaves begin to change we want to take a moment to reflect on this year's exciting (and humid) summer season.

 “There is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” - Kenneth Grahame (The Wind in the Willows).  The Gundalow Company ‘River Rats’ and Discovery camps embrace the idea of spending time where the water meets the land.  During these week-l

Make plans to visit the Currier Museum this autumn or winter to view The Blue Trees exhibit.

"The Blue Trees" exhibit will run outside the Currier Museum in Manchester from Fall 2018 to Spring 2019

Forest Society staffer Matt Leahy joined with Commissioner of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources Sarah Stewart and other New Hampshire-based advocates of the Land and Water Conservation Fund on September 13 at Pawtuckaway State Park to thank Senator Shaheen for her on-going work to