Working Forests

The Forest Society's mission includes perpetuating New Hampshire's forests through their 'wise use', or sustainable forestry. Working forests--those managed to provide a renewable wood resource--are more likely to remain as forests rather than being lost to development. Visit this page to explore stories and projects related to working forests.

The Morrill Farm Dairy has been in operation for nearly a century, founded in 1925.

What are the benefits of choosing a real tree at Christmas?

There are plenty of locally-grown Christmas trees at local farms.

Learn more about challenges and opportunities to strengthen wood markets in the Northeast.

It's planting season at the Forest Society's working Christmas tree farm.

For some, maple sugaring is a perennial ritual, painstakingly completed as we usher out the bitter wisps of winter, and embrace balmier, brighter days of early spring.

Due to COVID, The Rocks' traditional maple tours are going virtual for this year's sugaring season. Join Forest Society North Country Property Director Nigel Manley on March 25 and March 27 to learn more about the history and process behind making maple syrup.

Take heart winter-weary friends. The first pulses of springtime arrive in the smallest of signs.

In February, Forest Society staff forester Gabe Roxby was invited to participate in a virtual panel discussion focusing on the intersection of forestry and art.