Forest Society Blog - News & Features

We tend to take the White Mountain National Forest for granted. Seems like it’s always been there, and it’s hard to imagine that it wouldn’t survive us and many more generations to come.

Photographer Ellen Kenny captures May's delightful flora and fauna along a floodplain forest trail in Concord, New Hampshire

The New Hampshire Legislature recently approved three bills which will benefit the biomass industry, and, by extension, the private forest owners in our state.

We know…we’ve been remiss, and it’s time to talk about the elephant in the room. Something Wild, as you know, is a chance to take a closer look at the wildlife, ecosystems and marvelous phenomena you can find in and around New Hampshire.

CONCORD — State utility regulators voted 7-0 on Thursday to reject a motion to reconsider their decision turning down the $1.6 billion, 192-mile Northern Pass Transmission project.

CONCORD — There will be no reconsideration of the Northern Pass by the state’s Site Evaluation Committee.

On Thursday, May 24,  the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee (SEC) confirmed its decision to deny a certificate of Site and Authority to Northern Pass.

Why do ticks bite? How do trees grow? How do rivers decide which way they want to flow? 5th grade students brainstormed questions during their recent visit to the Merrimack Riverwalk in Hooksett, New Hampshire as part of a class research project with the goal to create educational stations along the trail.

Here at Something Wild we love all things wild (even blackflies!) but sometimes it can be helpful to look beyond a single species and consider how many species interact within a given environment.