Advocacy

New Hampshire’s forests are very much part of the New Hampshire advantage. They provide jobs via both tourism and the forest products industry, the state’s second and fourth largest economic engines respectively.

On July 24, the Commission to Study the Efficiency and Effectiveness of the Fish and Game Department Operations met for the second time-its first meeting on July 16 was for organizational purposes where the main order of business was to elect a chairman and to set the schedule of future meetings.

The sustainable management of forests for wood products is a significant part of the Forest Society’s purpose for owning and managing conservation land. The Forest Society supports public policy initiatives, which promote the wise use of forests, including the harvesting of low-grade wood for energy. 

The New Hampshire Legislature recently approved three bills which will benefit the biomass industry, and, by extension, the private forest owners in our state.

On April 19, the New Hampshire Senate approved HB 1104, a bill its supporters are pushing as needed “regulatory reform” to promote economic development.

The New Hampshire House of Representatives will vote this week on Senate Bill 365.  The legislation will help the state's biomass power plants by requiring electri

On April 9-11 the Forest Society participated with more than 100 members of the Land Trust Alliance (LTA) from around the country in