Forest Society Blog - News & Features

This New Year’s, resolve to get outside, be quiet and brave, and go owling.

What are the benefits of choosing a real tree at Christmas?

Decreased daylight lowers testosterone, which causes the connection between antler and skull to weaken and the antlers to fall off. In New Hampshire this typically happens in January, although it can vary. But that’s NOT the end of the story!

Rough-legged hawks fly 2000 miles from Nunavik to New Hampshire to winter here- keep an eye out for them!

Beaver dams create an entire ecosystem that allows birds, insects and other animals to flourish.

The impulse for meticulous landscaping that extends beyond the edge of the lawn, beyond the vegetable garden and your stone wall, is actually harming the species that call the forest home.

Did summer oak defoliation affect fall foliage season?

Merlins, small falcons, used to be found only in northern N.H.. They have been expanding their breeding range south across New England over the past several decade

As the fall approaches, wasps and hornets get more aggressive. How can you tell what's buzzing around, and when it's safe to get rid of a nest?