Upcoming Events

Monday, January 6, 2020 (All day)
ConcordMerrimack County, New Hampshire

A collection of photographs from New Hampshire's own John E. Whedon will be on display through the end of February at the Forest Society's Conservation Center in Concord.

Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 9:00am

Yatsevitch Forest, Fernald Hill Road, Cornish

  • Discover how foresters choose which trees to cut and what kind of equipment to use in a harvest.
  • Learn about the complexities of orchestrating a timber harvest around weather, timber markets, and many other factors.
  • Explore a beautiful reservation during this guided hike through harvested and unharvested areas.

REGISTER: Click below or call (603) 224-9945

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 9:00am
ManchesterHillsborough County, New Hampshire

Visit the Forest Society booth and meet some of our staff at the annual NH Farm & Forest Expo. Learn about our land conservation and forestry work, play the family-friendly FARMO game, and pick up a copy of Forest Notes magazine! 

Friday, February 14, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, February 15, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 12:30pm

The Rocks, Bethlehem 
Join renowned New England wildlife tracker and educator Susan Morse for a rare, guided snowshoe hike at The Rocks. Late February is peak breeding season for forest furbearers: ermine, mink, fisher, fox, coyote, bobcat, and their rodent-prey species. Sue will share track identification skills and the habits and habitats of these winter-active wild mammals. Pre-registration required. Cost: $25. Limited to 20 people maximum.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 6:00pm
BethlehemGrafton County, New Hampshire

In this special evening presentation at Bethlehem Public Library, learn about the habits and habitats of bobcats, lynx, and mountain lions. Members: Free; Nonmembers: $5.

To register, visit signup@forestsociety.org or call Registrar, Tina Ripley at the Forest Society 224-9945.

Bethlehem Public Library, Sponsored by The Bretzfelder Park Committee, Ammonoosuc Chapter of the Audubon Society of NH, and the Forest Society.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 9:00am

Hay Forest Reservation, Newbury
Join renowned New England wildlife tracker and educator Susan Morse for a rare, guided snowshoe hike at the Forest Society’s Hay Forest Reservation. Late February is peak breeding season for forest furbearers: ermine, mink, fisher, fox, coyote, bobcat, and their rodent-prey species. Sue will share track identification skills and the habits and habitats of these winter-active wild mammals.

Pre-registration is required. Cost: $25. Limited to 20 people maximum.

Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 6:30pm
New LondonMerrimack County, New Hampshire

Whipple Town Hall Community Center, New London
Join us for a slide-illustrated lecture detailing the hidden lives of New England’s foxes and coyotes. Members: Free; Non-members: $5. Sponsored by The Fells Historic Estate and Gardens and the Forest Society.

 

To register, contact The Fells via phone at 603-763-4789 x 3 or email info@thefells.org.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 6:00pm

Porcupine Facts and Myths
Bretzfelder Park, Bethlehem
Join Nigel Manley, director of North Country property, to learn about all things porcupines, including fun facts about their quills and why they have a knack for eating wood structures. You will learn about the species of porcupines that inhabit the world as well as the ones here in North America. Manley has tracked porcupines for several years at The Rocks, learning where they den and what they eat during winter months.

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 10:30am
FarmingtonStrafford County

Releasing and pruning wild apple trees can keep them healthy and result in greater fruit production for a wide variety of wildlife.  This basic introduction to releasing and pruning wild apple trees, with both indoor classroom session and outdoor hands-on field practice, will be led by Nigel Manly (Director of The Rocks in Bethlehem).