Recreation

The Forest Society's mission includes conserving lands that provide recreational opportunities--and economic benefits through tourism--for New Hampshire residents and visitors. Visit this page to explore stories related to recreation on conserved lands.

 The Forest Society is offering guided, as well as self-guided, tours of its  Conservation Center headquarters in Concord and guided tours of the adjacent 103-acre Merrimack River Outdoor Education & Conservation Area

On Wednesday, June 3rd, I was able to join Dave Anderson, Director of Education & Volunteer Services, as he led the first in a three-part series field trip at the Forest Society's Hay Forest

Welcome to the First Day of 2015!

 

Take one flannel shirt, one Mike Napoli beard circa October 2013, mix in an iphone 6 and some workboots, then add an overpolished axe and flavor with homebrewed craft beer and you’ve got the latest lifestyle fashion trend for men: the “Lumbersexual”.

Something Wild: The Twelve Days of Christmas NH Redux

Tree buds burst into tiny flowers. Gauzy maple and oak stamens cascade from the twiggy tree canopy. Miniature, tender leaves unfurl, trembling like emerging butterflies, and seem too frail to aspire to shade a forest floor.

Today’s topic is perfect for the fall season: cleaning up the leaves. Yes, it’s that time of year again, and if you hate raking as much as we do we’ve got some good news for you. It really doesn’t have to be so…well…impulsive.