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What’s the first sign of spring in NH?

Kelly Whalen | February 22, 2023

The lecture series honors the environmental and scholarly legacies of Hillsborough residents Annette and William Cottrell, as well as that of New Hampshire’s first research forester, Henry Ives Baldwin.

Bright epaulets on wing of black bird perched in maple tree in late winter

Red-Wing Blackbirds Arrive: "Conkareee!"

Dave Anderson, Ellen Kenny | February 21, 2023

Are they early, late, or right on time?

Managing Forester Wendy Weisiger and field forester Gabe Roxby on a timber harvest tour.

Forestry Friday: Foresters Exchange Ideas at Annual Meeting

Steven Junkin | February 16, 2023

The morning started with updates from Forest Society’s president Jack Savage.

A view from Creek Farm in Portsmouth.

Advocacy Alert: Help Protect Our Water Quality!

Matt Leahy | February 15, 2023

The NH Legislature will consider House Bill 56 on Feb. 21.

Senator Shaheen and leaders of local conservation groups are gathered at a table in the conference room.

Senator Shaheen Talks Farm Bill at the Forest Society

Matt Leahy | February 14, 2023

Reauthorized every five year, the legislation funds nutrition and food programs, agriculture supports and key conservation programs.

Derevya Farms wetlands

Derevya Farms, Allenstown

February 2, 2023
A horse-drawn wagon takes visitors past sugar maple trees with metal buckets gathering sap.

Authentic Maple Sugaring Experience at The Rocks Starts March 11

February 1, 2023

Maple Month will be celebrated at The Rocks from March 11 to April 1.

The Rocks