Wildlife

The Forest Society's mission includes conserving land that supports New Hampshire's native animals and plants, so that wildlife remains a part of our everyday world. Visit this page to explore stories, projects and stewardship related to wildlife and habitat.

Each year, bird enthusiasts across North America eagerly await the Winter Finch Forecast.

Thanks to the Clean Water Act of 1972, the Merrimack has been cleaned up considerably over the last 50 years. But there is still work to be done.

The series explores topics from trout streams and New England Cottontail rabbit habitat restoration to foraging for edible native or invasive plants and the protection of freshwater resources.

Sometimes called a Marsh Hawk, the northern harrier is currently one the rarest birds of prey nesting in the Granite State.

Plug in to watch and learn from expert speakers and then unplug outside.

We hope you’ll take a few minutes to view a short slideshow of some highlights from our year of conserving, enjoying and caring for forests.

We hope you’ll take a few minutes to view a short slideshow of some highlights from our year of conserving, enjoying and caring for forests.

This time of year, you're likely to see cars and pickup trucks heading home on the highways with fresh-cut Christmas trees tied to roofs or in the truck beds. Fraser firs, Korean firs, Balsam firs, and Spruce (ouch!)...

A "Hike-it-Yourself" Autumn Adventure: August 31- October 31, 2020

Thanks for being a part of our 5 Hikes Challenge for 2020! More than 700 people signed up for the DIY challenge and 300 hiked all five of their selected destinations! Registration fees support the continued stewardship of these beautiful spaces.

Watch for details about the 2021 Challenge coming soon. Questions? Email 5hikes@forestsociety.org