Forest Society Blog - News & Features

The recent rescue of a great black hawk in Portland, Maine, has my imagination going wild.

The Heald Tract Reservation in Wilton will have a timber harvest operation in the winter of 2018-19 that includes prescriptions to remove overstory trees to regenerate understory shrubs - specifically mountain laurel - that can greatly enhance cover for wildlife.   The specific goal for improving

New Hampshire resident Andrei Campeanu was first bitten by the nature bug growing up in Bucharest, Romania during the 1950s and 60s when his family would travel to the country for food and... hiking.

The Forest Society works to keep NH forested. Our mission as both a land trust and a forestry organization includes protecting and managing a network of 185 permanent Forest Reservations totaling 56,000 acres.

Winter is hands down my favorite season for hiking. I may be in the minority on this, but there are some real advantages to winter. No biting insects is a big advantage as far as I’m concerned. I’m the person who gets swarmed if there are biting insects. 

When winter precipitation includes heavy wet snow or freezing rain, trees must endure the weather conditions. Some are better adapted than others and coping strategies vary by tree species.

Chef Hennessey brings the outside in with a creative dose of forage-to-table.

The NH Supreme Court issued a briefing order on December 20 in the Northern Pass appeal.  Northern Pass must file its brief by February 4, 2019, and those in opposition m