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.
The Boston Globe reported in February that the hydroelectric companies operating in the Northeast have united to form the Massachusetts Clean Electricity Partnership. The initiative’s primary goal is to ensure the Massachusetts Legislature approves Gov. Charlie Baker’s pro-hydro bill.
The 2016 presidential campaign has been dominated by immigration, terrorism, tax policy and the economy. All are unquestionably important issues, and the candidates should tell us how they would address them. What has been lacking so far is any discussion of the proper federal role in the prote
The conservation community is celebrating a pair of victories! The U.S. Congress, perhaps inspired by eggnog and a good dose of Christmas cheer, took action to strengthen two major land protection tools.