Have you heard any of the candidates for elected office this year discussing the importance of land conservation? I haven’t either. So far, the campaign debates have centered on issues like the opioid crisis, whether or not to extend commuter rail into New Hampshire and the State’s expanded Med
On August 23rd, the Commission to Study OHRV Usage and the Allocation of Law Enforcement and Emergency Response Resources and Responsibilities (let’s call it the ATV Commission) met to review possible options it believes the Legislature and government agencies should consider to ensure the State
In the last Legislative session, the Forest Society opposed HB 1396, which allows for the operation of off-highway recreational vehicles (OHRVs) on certain highways in Grafton County. Our opposition is based on the fact that the N.H.
As we have discussed in previous articles, the Forest Society has been working with our partners at the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) and The Nature Conservacy (TNC) to highlight concerns over the existing ATV trails at the Nash Stream State Forest. We contend this trail system is not in compl
The contentious six-year (and counting) history of Northern Pass has, in the absence of other positive outcomes, at least crystalized the debate over the related questions of how much energy does New Hampshire need, on what generating sources should we all rely and how do we get that power to the
In the good news department, the U.S. Senate included language in the Energy Policy Modernization Act (the “Energy bill”) it recently approved which provides for the permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. New Hampshire’s two U.S.