Land Conservation

New Hampshire is a pretty cool place. There are mountains, rivers, lakes, oceans, and a lot of trees. NH is over 80% forested (83% currently as measured by USDA Forest Service), but it hasn’t always been that way.

The Opportunity to Conserve 124 acres of Agricultural Land

A Walk on the Wild Side — Yet Close to Home

Downloadable PDF - Assets to Acres Brochure

MADBURY, DURHAM, LEE – Feb. 27, 2017 – Working with the towns of Madbury, Durham and Lee, along with hundreds of volunteers and donors, the Society for the Protection of N.H. Forests (Forest Society) bought a 192-acre property at the juncture of the three towns on Feb.

DURHAM – Dec. 12, 2016 – As diners left the Oyster River High School’s cafeteria Friday night and students cleaned tables and washed dishes, Lauren Quest, a senior and co-leader of the school’s Sustainability Club, smiled and shook her head in amazement.  

A pristine wild trout stream and old-growth forest are among the natural resources protected by the Forest Society's purchase of a 233-acre forest near Mt. Kearsarge and adjacent to the Kearsarge Regional High School on North Road in Sutton.

CONCORD – Dec. 9, 2016 – An opportunity to protect a source of public drinking water for Manchester and surrounding towns prompted the state’s Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP) to award the Society for the Protection of N.H.