Forest Society Blog - News & Features

For some of us, “fall back” means an extra hour of sleep to savor. Those of us who rise early are grateful for a little more daylight in the morning. Daylight Saving Time is also a reminder that winter marches closer.

President/Forester Jane A. Difley was presented with the first ever Moral Courage and Leadership Award in recognition of her work over the past eight years defending New Hampshire landscapes.

This year at The Rocks Christmas Tree Farm, we are looking for 3-5 volunteers on each of the busiest pre-Christmas weekend days to help in the pre-cut Christmas tree area.  The Christmas season at The Rocks is magical, with horse-drawn

On October 1, the New Hampshire Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund Commission awarded $2.4 million for 15 water supply land protection projects.  Among those projects funded were Parker Farms Easement in Auburn and the Stillhouse Forest in Canterbury and Northfield. 

On September 29, 2018, the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests presented the organization’s Conservationist of the Year award at its 117th Annual Meeting.

I rolled into the parking lot of the Mountain Wanderer Book Store in Lincoln, New Hampshire. I was there to meet two White Mountain hiking experts. Authors Mike Dickerman of Bond Cliff Books and Steve Smith, editor of the Appalachian Mountain Club’s White Mountain Hiking Guide.

Concord, NH Oct. 23, 2018—The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests announced today that Jane A. Difley, President/Forester, intends to retire from the Forest Society on Oct. 1, 2019.

Artist behind The Blue Trees exhibit at the Currier Museum in Manchester sparks a conversation about art, oxygen and a love of trees.

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.