Forest Society Blog - News & Features

It snowed last night: a three inch thick coffin lid to our seemingly endless summer. The first snowfall arrives like a shot across the bow. We’d expected it but some still grumble.

The Forest Society is working to welcome, expand and embrace residents and new visitors alike — those drawn to Monadnock and drawn together through the shared interest in protecting and improving hiking at Monadnock.

Whether you’re taking part in this summer's Merrimack Paddle Challenge or are boating for the first time, experienced paddlers share their advice for getting out on the water.

There is one mushroom that bucks the seasonal trend, sprouting brazenly in spring with enough chutzpah to drive the local mushroom enthusiasts crazy: the morel.

Renewal of life — birds and blossoms — provide solace in times of stress.

My favorite sign of spring is the start of maple season. From tree to table, I teach my children that it's a sweet reminder our forests are always working. 

Feeding birds connects the Forest Society's Dave Anderson to larger questions and brings wildlife right to the window in winter.

Celebrate winter solstice and the New Year with by getting outside.

The presence of hunters can offend or even frighten some hikers unaccustomed to hunting activity.