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.

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.

There’s a comforting quality to homegrown wood heat — flickering flames — whether it’s a backyard campfire or for home heating.

The N.H. Tree Farm Program has announced that Charles and Mabel Niebling of Boscawen have been named the 2021 Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year.

The building renovation is the central element of a multi-phased plan to re-envision The Rocks.

The annual series has moved online this year, with experts exploring topics ranging from restoring wildlife habitat to foraging for edible native plants.

If enacted, the Forest Incentives Program Act will be one important tool forest landowners can use to sustainably manage their lands.

Contact your Executive Councilor in support of the nomination of Patrick Hackley as the next NH State Forester.

The Forest Society is conducting a timber harvest this summer on our Black Mountain Forest, which straddles the Sutton-Warner town line, and contains one of the hiking trails to the summit of Mount Kearsarge.

The Forest Society and our partners at the Granite State Division of the Society of American Foresters and UNH Cooperative Extension are sponsoring a new webinar series.