With warmer weather upon us, many more of us like to head for a restorative walk in the woods. The Forest Society owns and manages more than 175 Forest Reservations throughout the state, all open to the public.

NEWBURY – Feb. 17, 2016 –  Members of the hiking community around Mt. Sunapee put their enthusiasm for a popular trail to Lake Solitude to work and quickly helped the Society for the Protection of N.H. Forests (Forest Society) raise funds to conserve the property where the trail begins.

Gary Samuels, neighbor to the Forest Society's Hedgehog Mountain Forest in Deering, recently hiked along a new trail, the Hedgehog Ridge Trail, built last summer by Forest Society volunteers and staff.

As fall comes to a close and winter is imminent, there is a quiet that sweeps across New Hampshire. We celebrate the changing of the leaves but once they’ve fallen from the trees there’s really not much to look at before snowfall, right? Of course not!

Last month I had occasion to spend a few days in Boston. Curious about the people I was with, I asked them where they lived (Back Bay to suburbia), what their commute was like (30-minute walk to 90 minute stress-fest each way), and how they liked living in a major metropolitan area.

MIDDLETON – After a successful fundraising campaign, the Forest Society, in collaboration with Moose Mountains Regional Greenways (MMRG), has added a 150-acre property to its 2,300-acre Moose Mountains Reservation in Middleton and Brookfield.

The Quabbin-to-Cardigan Partnership (Q2C) today released a request for proposals for its ninth round of Land Conservation Grants, which fund transaction-related expenses on land conservation projects in the “Quabbin-to-Cardigan” region of western New Hampshire and north central M


The Quabbin-to-Cardigan Partnership (Q2C) has opened the application window for its fall 2015 round of grants to support trail projects in the “Quabbin-to-Cardigan” region of western New Hampshire and north-central Massachusetts.