Education

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 10:00am

On these special tours, learn from forestry experts about timber harvesting: which trees are marked to cut and why. Visit an active timber sale layout from stumps to the landing. Learn about wood markets, timber volumes and values. Learn about the roles of landowner, consulting forester and logging contractor. Learn how non-timber features are protected during logging including water quality and how wildlife habitats and recreation trails can be enhanced.

Heald Forest Reservation, Wilton, NH

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 10:00am

On these special tours, learn from forestry experts about timber harvesting: which trees are marked to cut and why. Visit an active timber sale layout from stumps to the landing. Learn about wood markets, timber volumes and values. Learn about the roles of landowner, consulting forester and logging contractor. Learn how non-timber features are protected during logging including water quality and how wildlife habitats and recreation trails can be enhanced.

Monadnock Forest Reservation, Jaffrey, NH

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 7:00pm

People always think it’s all about granite in New Hampshire – the “Granite State” identity dates back to the early nineteenth century, even before the First Geological Survey was authorized by the state legislature in 1839. Although the nickname is well-deserved given the widespread occurrence of granite and early importance of granite quarries as local, then commercial, sources of building stone, it fails to convey the true complexity of the geology that is found here.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 7:00pm

The Loon Preservation Committee was formed in 1975 with its mission to restore and maintain a healthy population of loons throughout New Hampshire; to monitor the health and productivity of loon populations as sentinels of environmental quality; and to promote a greater understanding of loons and the larger natural world.  Come learn more about loon natural history, challenges facing loons, and LPC’s activities in support of loons in New Hampshire.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 7:00pm

Charles will provide a fascinating introduction to the forests of New Hampshire from the emergence of the forests 12,000 years ago at the end of the Ice Age to the time of European arrival. We will learn about the latest in scientific research that helps explain how the forests have changed over time to what we have today. Charles will also discuss (the role of) key ecological forces such as climate change, insects, disease and wind storms and other agents of forest change.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 7:00pm

Welcome to the fascinating world of the insect order Odonata! You may be familiar with the dragonflies buzzing over your yard in the summer, or the damselflies that land on your kayak, but what do you REALLY know about these ancient insects? Pamela provides an overview of the biology and ecology of dragonflies and damselflies, from their amazing life cycle (content alert: some pretty crazy reproductive behavior is involved!) to their incredible diversity.

Artist behind The Blue Trees exhibit at the Currier Museum in Manchester sparks a conversation about art, oxygen and a love of trees.

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 6:00pm
PortsmouthNH

10/16 Update: This workshop has been postponed - we are going to try again in the Spring! Please follow Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests for other Creek Farm happenings.

Autumn as arrived. As the leaves begin to change we want to take a moment to reflect on this year's exciting (and humid) summer season.