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.
The Reservation Stewardship Department is responsible for the management of the Forest Society’s fee-owned lands (over 56,000 acres, the Forest Society’s largest asset). These lands are managed with a vision that is focused on the future, ensuring the biological richness of the state while providing economic and social returns to the organization, its members, and the public.
There’s an odd pleasure that comes from climbing on a tractor and mowing a field. You can measure your accomplishment of the task in the neat parallel tracks that the tractor lays out behind the bushhog.
The Forest Society and the Deering Conservation Commission are sponsoring this walk through the meadows of the Tom Rush Forest in Deering, NH. This year there have been a large number of monarch butterflies in these meadows, and with the help of local naturalists, we hope to see several phases of this fascinating insect's life cycle in person! You will learn about monarch biology and conservation, and about a local threat to NH's monarchs: invasive black swallow-wort vine. Black swallow-wort has been identified on the Tom Rush Forest and you will get a chance to see this plant and learn
A collection of photographs, "Fauna of the Galapagos," by Godfrey (Jeff) Sluder are on display at the Forest Society's Conservation Center in Concord until the end of August 2019.
Godfrey (Jeff) Sluder has been a resident of Kingston for the last 15 years. He first became interested in using the camera when he was 19 and took a trip out West. Since then, he has carried a camera with him wherever he goes.