Forest Reservations

It's still technically spring, but the summer season at Grafton Pond is already in full swing.

With feet on solid granite and our heads in the clouds, nearly 70 fourth graders from  Gilford Elementary School and  25 parent chaperones ascended Mt. Major in Alton recently.  The hike followed the Mt.

Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 10:00am

Moody Mountain Forest Reservation Field Trip

Saturday June 11          10 am to 1 pm

Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 9:00am
WeareHillsborough County, New Hampshire

Join Charlie and Brenden Bowen, land stewards for the Society for the Protection of NH Forests, on a spring hike to the top of Mount Wallingford on the Buxton-Simons Forest in Weare. This 226-acre property has nice forested walking trails with beaver marshes and mountain views. Come and explore it with us! This moderately strenuous hike of 3.2 miles will take approximately 2-3 hours. We will meet at the trailhead on Flanders Memorial Road (approximately 1.5 miles west of the Town Hall) at 8:45am.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 9:00am
AltonNH

In the spirit of Earth Day, join Forest Society Staff on Wednesday April 24th by helping to clean up trails on Mount Major.  This annual Trash Challenge is Co-sponsored by the Belknap Range Conservation Coalition that focuses on increasing land conservation in the Belknap Range.

Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 10:00am
MiddletonStrafford County, New Hampshire

Join the Forest Society's Moose Mountains Reservation Land Stewards Jason & Scott on our Annual Snow Shoe hike! We made it a week later this year in hopes we get a little more snow by then! On this years hike we will hit all the main points of MMR, so while there is nothing overly strenuous or difficult for experienced winter hikers, it will still be an all day hike.

Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 9:00am

The Society for the Protection of N.H. Forests (Forest Society) is hosting a free tour of the timber harvesting operation begun recently at the organization’s Ashuelot River Headwaters Forest in Lempster on Saturday, Jan. 30, from 9 a.m. to noon.

          The tour is co-sponsored by UNH Cooperative Extension and Meadowsend Timberlands Ltd. Participants will learn the nuts and bolts of sustainable forest management and how it supports healthy forests while supplying timber to New Hampshire’s $1.15 billion woods products industry.

Michelle Hansen became a volunteer land steward for the Porter-Rogerson Forest in Tamworth, where she lives, last spring. Around the same time, her obsession with tiny worlds hidden on the forest floor began.  It started when the snow was beginning to melt and leave some bare patches in the fores

One of our more interesting recent timber sales is at the Emily and Theodore Hope Forest in Danbury. We’re using a “seed tree cut” for part of this harvest to encourage red oak to grow.

            The site is very good for red oak, producing a high percentage of quality sawlogs and …