Education

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 1:00pm
ConcordMerrimack County, New Hampshire

Do you love hiking, inspiring kids, and live within a reasonable driving distance of Mount Major?  We are looking to train some additional volunteers to assist with Mount Major Outdoor Classroom, a program that provides outreach to schools who run annual field trips to hike Mount Major.  Volunteer hike helpers greet students, teachers and parent chaperones at Mount Major and hike with them to the summit, reinforcing messages they've learned in the classroom portion of Mount Major Outdoor Classroom about natural, cultural and geologic history, hiker safety and etiquette.  We'll show you what

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 9:00am
ManchesterHillsborough County, New Hampshire

Visit the Forest Society booth and meet some of our staff at the annual NH Farm & Forest Expo. Learn about our land conservation and forestry work, play the family-friendly FARMO game, and pick up a copy of Forest Notes magazine! 

Friday, February 14, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, February 15, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 7:00pm
HillsboroughNH

Cottrell-Baldwin Lecture Series 2019 – From the Ground Up

Join us for the 2019 Cottrell-Baldwin Environmental Lecture Series at the Henry I. Baldwin Environmental Center at Fox Forest in Hillsborough. This year’s series explores topics from the bedrock that underlies the hillsides of the Granite State upward to the original forests that covered them, to the loons whose haunting voice echo across our spring time waters and dragons and delicate damsels that dance through the summer air.

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 10:00am

Join forestry professionals at Gap Mountain for a public tour of a working timber harvest and introduction the basics of conducting a well-planned, careful timber harvest operation. Primary field trip date is Saturday February 10th. Inclement weather date is Saturday February 17th.

Traditionally, dividends cited by land trusts working to conserve tracts of open space are quantified in ecological terms: protecting the ecology of forests, water quality and habitats for native wildlife.

Late September and early to mid October are peak season for schools hiking at the Forest Society's Mt Major Forest Reservation in Alton.  This autumn the Forest Society staff and volunteers have been busy visiting schools for an in-school introduction to the geology, land use history, wildlife, f

The Forest Society recently completed its third Conservation Easement Excursion with a tour of Brookford Farm in Canterbury.  Our Easement Excursion Series offers landowner-guided tours of Forest Society conservation easements to explore lands with outs

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 6:00pm

Are you interested in keeping bees? Have you ever wondered what it takes to keep a hive on your property? Join us at Creek Farm for an introduction to beekeeping!

Guest authors, Hannah Boisvert and Natalie Duncan relate their recent hike at Mt Major here: