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Woman sits on the edge of a large rock at the top of a mountain looking out to the view

Earth Day Celebration: Where in the World is the Forest Society Staff?

Sophie Oehler | April 21, 2023

To celebrate Earth Day, the Forest Society staff shares their picks for their favorite places on Earth.

A group of workers hold rakes and stand next to wheel barrows in front of a grey building

We Love Our Volunteers!

Sophie Oehler | April 18, 2023

A look back on the volunteer events we've hosted in the past month.

A group of hikers from Nashua and Dunbarton volunteered to pick up trash along the trail.

Every Day is Earth Day at the Forest Society

Anna Berry | April 17, 2023

Here are a few ways you can help us protect our state's natural places in honor of Earth Day on Saturday, April 22.

A view of the dirt road winding by a stone wall at Monson Center in spring.

Something Wild: N.H.'s other foliage season

Dave Anderson, Chris Martin, Jessica Hunt | April 14, 2023

Even if you’re a long-time Granite Stater, and have learned to appreciate this so-called “micro-season,” you might not know what’s really taking place during early bud-burst.

Volunteers dig on the Main Trail at Mount Major as Andy Crowley supervises.

Forest Society Celebrates Earth Day at Mt Major

Kelly Whalen | April 11, 2023

Love Mt. Major? Help keep it clean!

Sophie Oehler reads at the Forest Society.

Sophie Suggests: Picture Books

Sophie Oehler | April 10, 2023

If you're looking for some nature themed picture books to share with your young naturalist, look no further than this month's installation of Sophie Suggests!

A bee in pollen on a flower.

Forestry Friday: Why Bees Need Forests Too

April 7, 2023

A new study estimates that one-third of our native bees in the northeast are forest specialists, taking advantage of the nectar and pollen produced by trees and spring ephemerals in the forest understory.

Colleen stands near a bridge on her property.

2023 Tree Farmer of the Year: Colleen O'Neill

Rita Carroll | April 5, 2023

Langwood Tree Farm has participated in the N.H. Tree Farm program since 1979