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.
When winter precipitation includes heavy wet snow or ice storms bring freezing rain, trees must endure the weather conditions. Some are better adapted than others and coping strategies vary by tree species.
According to a new study released last week, our forests and other lands — not just here in New England but across the United States — could help mitigate nearly 25% of our current greenhouse gas emissions. So what are the 21 ways to leave your carbon?
New Hampshire’s forests are very much part of the New Hampshire advantage. They provide jobs via both tourism and the forest products industry, the state’s second and fourth largest economic engines respectively.
Here in New England, we’ve been burning wood for heat since the arrival of humans. And once Europeans started showing up in force four centuries ago, the forests have been a key source of warmth and power.
The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests was honored with the Integrity in Conservation Award from the New England Society of American Foresters today in Nashua. President/Forester Jane Difley accepted the award on behalf of the Forest Society.
You’ve seen slogans on pick-up truck bumpers or wood chip trailers: “Got Wood?” or “Local Wood, Local Good.” You don’t think twice about trucks on NH highways hauling logs heading for sawmills or tractor trailer loads of wood chips destined to generate electricity.