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New England Cottontail Habitat Management

Forestry Focus: Habitat Management With Hand Tools

Steven Junkin | October 6, 2023

A partnership between groups and agencies helped prevent the New England cottontail from being listed in the Endangered Species Act.

Tim and Midge Eliassen pose with their award with Christmas tree fields in the background.

Midge and Tim Eliassen of Sunapee Named 2023 Conservationists of the Year

Kelly Whalen | October 3, 2023

“Midge and Tim are literally and figuratively, trailblazers,” states Jack Savage, president of the Forest Society.

A photo of The Rocks with a "trails open!" banner across it.

Trails Have Re-Opened at The Rocks

Anna Berry | October 2, 2023

The Rocks' trails, fields, and parking lots are now OPEN to the public!

The Rocks
Attendees watch the meeting from under the tent.

Annual Meeting Kicks Off Re-Opening of The Rocks

Anna Berry | October 2, 2023

The event kicked off the re-opening of The Rocks after a multi-year campaign to rebuild and renvision the campus.

The Rocks
Sam Chase (left) and Nigel Manley pose together with the award.

Forest Society Honors Sam Chase as Trish Churchill Volunteer of the Year for 2023

Kelly Whalen | October 2, 2023

At this year’s 122nd Annual Meeting, the Forest Society was honored to present the Trish Churchill Volunteer of the Year Award to Philip R. (Sam) Chase of Whitefield.

The Rocks
Sen Shaheen and the conservation staff pose in front of Cherry Pond in Whitefield.

Forest Society Joins Senator Shaheen at Connecticut River Watershed Partnership Act Launch Event

Matt Leahy | September 28, 2023

Forest Society staff recently joined our conservation partners in helping U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen announce the introduction of the Connecticut River Watershed Partnership Act.

Leopold Benches at Creek Farm

Linger a Little Longer

Sarah Kern | September 27, 2023

As the trail weaves along where the forest meet the tides, we wanted to encourage our visitors to stay and linger a little longer at Creek Farm.

Creek Farm