Even though we're only five weeks into this year’s session, the N.H. Legislature has already debated bills that could impact several of the Forest Society’s priority issues.  Here's a recap:

The N.H. Dept. of Resources and Economic Development-Division of Forests and Lands is seeking public input on the Nash Stream (State) Forest Draft Management Plan Revision.  

The N.H. Legislature established a commission to develop a land conservation plan for New Hampshire in June 2015 when it passed SB38.  Chaired by Sen.

Click on the link below to read the Forest Society/AMC/Nature Conservancy letter to the N.H. Council on Resources and Development (CORD) regarding Nash Stream Forest. 

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.

Written Testimony on HB 1396 from the Forest Society, Appalachian Mountain Club and the Nature Conservancy.