Upcoming Events

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 (All day)

 

Join us to practice mindfulness at peaceful Creek Farm this summer! Mindfulness teacher Liz Korabek-Emerson will lead a sitting and walking meditation practice by Sagamore Creek on Wednesday mornings from June 20 - August 15. No experience is necessary, and everyone is welcome! Please meet on the lawn by the lions. Liz will post weather updates on her website: www.korabektraining.com.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 (All day)

A collection of paintings by Alison Vernon are on display at the Forest Society's Conservation Center in Concord until the end of August. 

Chickadees painted on a board by Aliso
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 5:30pm

Learn something new about the critters, seabirds, and plants that share our coastal ecosystem at the Land, Air, and Sea series at Creek Farm this summer. We're teaming up with the Shoals Marine Laboratory to offer a series of walks and talks featuring research faculty from Shoals Marine Lab, the University of New Hampshire, and UMass Boston. Creek Farm is a coastal hideaway bordering featuring trails, a historic farm, and a man-made tidal pool on the shoreline of tidal Sagamore Creek in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Friday, July 20, 2018 (All day)

Join us for the13th Annual Monadnock Trails Week!

FRIDAY JULY 20-TUESDAY JULY 24

Ever wonder how that rock staircase miles up the trail came to be? The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests and N.H. State Parks are hosting trail improvement projects all over the mountain.  In this week-long event you'll gain a new perspective of hiking trails by helping to maintain them (and burn a few calories in the process).

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 9:00am

Thinking about making improvements to your woodlot to attract pollinators? Maybe birds, deer or rabbits are more your thing? Whatever you’re trying to attract, join Tree Farmers Ginny and Tom Chrisenton, UNH Cooperative Extension, and other instructors for a unique perspective on managing land to support pollinators and other wildlife. We will focus on:

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 10:00am

Adjacent to the NH Farm Museum, the Jones Forest offers a walking path away from road noise and access to the majestic Jones Brook. Help us blaze the path and re-open the corridor of this fantastic forest. Volunteers should bring sturdy footwear, work clothes, gloves, water, lunch and snacks. We will supply loppers, hand saws, and other tools.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 5:30pm
When the Weeks Act was passed in 1911, it is unlikely that anyone envisioned the White Mountain National Forest that millions of visitors enjoy today throughout the year. Creating the forest as we know it was a complex process that took many years, even after its formal establishment in 1918.
 
Come and learn about the remarkable transformation of the White Mountain regions landscape from a patchwork of hard-scrabble farms and forest lands to a national Forest Reserve. Presented by Rebecca W. S. More, Ph.D, Visiting Scholar, Dept. of History, Brown University.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 10:00am

"Improve Your Outlook" during the Forest Society's: Five Hikes in Five Weeks" Summer 2018 series.

This guided hike will introduce participants to forest communities and historic features on a private woodland protected by a Forest Society conservation easement and owned by the Fernald Family in Nottingham. The hike includes the Bean River, a woods road hike over Stevens Hill and a side visit to a rare old-growth, black gum wetland.