Annual Meeting

The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests gathered for their 117th Annual Meeting at Southern New Hampshire University on September 29, 2018.

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 1:00pm
ManchesterNew Hampshire

Join us for our 117th Annual Meeting on Saturday, September 29th at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester. Don't miss our popular afternoon field trips, an excellent dinner, and an evening presentation featuring keynote speaker Andrew Bowman, President of the Land Trust Alliance (above right).

Hospitality Center at Southern New Hampshire University
Hospitality Center at Southern New Hampshire University. Liz Linder Photography

Forest Society 2017 Annual Report

The Forest Society honored the Virginia Cretella Mars Foundation as the 2017 Conservationist of the Year at the annual meeting Sept. 16 in Claremont.

Mt. Ascutney as seen from the Bulkely Farm conservation easement. Courtesy photo.

Each year, the Forest Society honors someone whose outstanding dedication to conservation in New Hampshire is deserving of the organization’s highest recognition. This year we recognized Martha Chandler, of Laconia, as that person at our annual meeting on September 24 in Durham.

The Forest Society's 114th Annual Meeting was held Sept. 26 at The Rocks Estate in Bethlehem. After a beautiful fall day of field trips and a catered dinner, President/Forester Jane Difley recognized this year's Conservationists of the Year:  

I was at the recent Northern Pass public input session in Whitefield and was reminded, as I am from time to time, that people expect to me to “speak for the forests.” They don’t mean me personally, but rather that they expect the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests to defend the f