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White house with green shutters on a green lawn in front of a small ski mountain

Exploring the "Hidden Histories of The Fells"

Sophie Oehler | May 15, 2023

What will you learn on a Sunday spent in the sunshine with Dave Anderson at The John Hay Estate at The Fells for a historical hike?

The proposed route of the transmission line from Canada through Vermont to the NH border.

Forest Society Statement on Proposed "Twin States" Transmission Line

Jack Savage | May 11, 2023

In opposing Northern Pass, the Forest Society did not take a position on the concept of importing additional large scale hydro power coming down out of Canada.

A black and white view of the forested White Mountains overlooking Echo Lake.

The Old Man & the Forest Society

Dave Anderson, Anna Berry | May 3, 2023

In 1923, the Forest Society led a campaign to purchase 6,000 acres in Franconia Notch, including the Old Man of the Mountain, the Flume, the Basin, and two mountain lakes.

Community Milling with Urban Forestry Center at Creek Farm in Portsmouth

Community Milling at Creek Farm

Sarah Kern | May 2, 2023

We knew that this would provide an incredible learning opportunity for our community.

golden morning sunlight green reeds along Mill Brook wetland tributary to Merrimack River in Concord

Floodplain provides wildlife habitat during high water

Dave Anderson, Ellen Kenny | May 2, 2023

The silver maple floodplain forest is specifically adapted to withstand the extreme flooding regime of the larger rivers in NH.

Story Stroll at Creek Farm

Literacy Among the Leaves

Sarah Kern | May 1, 2023

Combining physical activities while being exposed to nature (green exercise) has been proven to lower blood pressure, increase self-esteem, and have an overall positive effect on all aspects of a person’s health.

A volunteer at the summit of Mt Major with a black lab.

Union Leader: For Earth Day, volunteers removed trash from a treasured peak

April 26, 2023

With sweeping views of Lake Winnipesaukee and the White Mountains, including Mount Washington and trails for most skill and energy levels, Mt. Major is one of the most sought-after outdoor attractions in southern New Hampshire, according to the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests, which owns the 200-acre reservation.

hand touch wood frog egg mass

Students Explore Forest Society's McCabe Forest

Dave Anderson | April 21, 2023

The students in 3rd and 4th grade classes were able to walk from their school to the nearby McCabe Forest to learn and explore habitats for terrestrial red back salamanders and carefully rolled logs to find salamanders living in the forest.