Forest Society Blog - News & Features

Naturalist Dave Anderson cites many mid-summer milestones including reduced bird songs, common ditch-weed flowers, and shooting stars which reveal the summer season passing faster than expected.

From Franklin, New Hampshire, to Newburyport, Massachusetts, there is much to see and experience along the Merrimack River watershed.

It's blueberry season! Combine walking or hiking with blueberry picking on these five featured Forest Society reservations and easement lands.

Foresters, wildlife biologists and homeowners are watching a strong year for the development of the forest foods that will ripen into autumn apples, acorns and even a good pine seed crop in New Hampshire forests. Fruit trees and oak forests with acorns are THE supermarkets of the forest.

Last month, the Forest Society and our partners at the Granite State Division of the Society of American Foresters and UNH Cooperative Extension sponsored a webinar series on forest carbon dynamics and carbon markets.

The U.S. Forest Service announced the selection of the new Forest Supervisor for the White Mountain National Forest: Derek Ibarguen.

Building on the momentum from the U.S. Senate’s approval of the Great American Outdoors Act last month, the U.S. House of Representatives plans to vote on the Act during the week of July 20.

By Heather Alterisio

A new documentary premiering at the end of July, "Merrimack: The River at Risk," explores the rich history of the Merrimack River and its watershed, the threats against it, and efforts to fight pollutants in it by conserving the forests around it.

The Forest Society is conducting a timber harvest this summer on our Black Mountain Forest, which straddles the Sutton-Warner town line, and contains one of the hiking trails to the summit of Mount Kearsarge.