Volunteers

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 10:00am
KingstonRockingham County, New Hampshire

Volunteers are needed to help replace the old, rotting bog bridging in Kingston. You can lend a hand moving, leveling, setting, and replacing lumber for Cedar Swamp Pond's pedestrian access. No experience necessary. Bring lunch and water, wear closed-toe shoes or boots and long pants. Tools, gloves, and snack provided. 

Please RSVP to attend by contacting Jenn at jseredejko@forestsociety.org. Directions and important details released upon RSVP.

The Jolly Rovers Trail Crew is as hardcore as the name suggests.  This all-volunteer group from New York’s Hudson Valley recently spent 10 days working on a project halfway up the slopes of Mount Monadnock, on the heavily traveled White Cross Trail.  They built a rock staircase, 32 steps long, ou

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 9:00am
LempsterSullivan County, New Hampshire

Join us at Ashuelot River Headwaters Forest in Lempster for everyone's favorite outdoor task- trail work! Volunteers are needed to help install a water bar and fix other drainage structures along this trail. After fixing up the route, volunteers have the option to hike to the top of Silver Mountain for great views. 

Bring a lunch and water. Tools will be provided.

Questions or RSVP: jseredejko@forestsociety.org

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 9:00am

Volunteer while enjoying a great view atop Morse Preserve in Alton overlooking Lake Winnipesaukee. We need volunteers to help clear young woody plants from the summit area. If we are lucky there may even be fruiting blueberries!

RSVP to Jenn at jseredejko@forestsociety.org

Friday, July 15, 2016 (All day)
JaffreyJaffrey Township, Cheshire County

Join us for the 11th annual Monadnock Trails Week!  Volunteers are needed to help refurbish hiking trails on New Hampshire's most hiked mountain, Mount Monadnock.  Projects will include bog bridging, stone staircases, cleaning and/or construction of new waterbars, clearing a nature trail, and more.  No experience is necessary, but you should be willing to get dirty!  Each day runs from 9am-3pm; volunteers can join for just one day, or as many as you like.

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

Have you ever been on a guided hike through the woods that was absolutely terrible because there was nothing to see and your guide didn’t point out enough fascinating facts about nature?  Yeah, me neither.  This is one of the points we try to get across to volunteers at our Field Trip 101 worksho

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 10:00am

The Forest Society is currently raising funds to purchase the 195 acre “Powder Major's Forest” in Madbury, Durham and Lee.  This property is rich in colonial and native American history and will become a wonderful recreation destination for the local community if we are successful.  Since we’ll be holding a number of field trips on the property to aid in the fundraising process, the current landowner is happy to have the Forest Society host a volunteer workday to make the property more accessible.  We’ll be working on marking and clearing a portion of the trail system, as well as improving

CONCORD -- March 25, 2016—The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests (Forest Society) is looking for volunteer land stewards to help monitor and care for the nonprofit organization’s 180 conserved forest reservations.