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American chestnuts in the Tom Rush Forest orchard in 2021.

Planning for the Future at the Tom Rush Forest American Chestnut Orchard

Carrie Deegan | March 4, 2024

Looking back at the Tom Rush American Chestnut Orchard's first five years, and preparations for expanding the orchard in 2024.

Something Wild: How cold is it? Check the rhododendron!

Dave Anderson, Chris Martin, Jessica Hunt | February 28, 2024

Relatively rapid leaf movement is one cold-adaptation for hardy broad-leaved evergreens that grow near the northern limit of their range in New Hampshire.

The forest outside the Conservation Center in winter.

Forest Advocate: Legislative Update on Forest Carbon Market Bills

Matt Leahy | February 27, 2024

All three have received votes in recent weeks.

Little Cherry Pond at Pondicherry Division is flowering in summer.

Union Leader Op-Ed: A New Year's Resolution for Conservation

Matt Leahy, Chris Thayer, David Govatski | February 27, 2024

Congress has an opportunity in 2024 to protect existing critical investments in New Hampshire’s land conservation and create new programs to enhance and restore the Connecticut River Watershed.

Forest Advocate: Legislation Advances to Limit PFAS

Matt Leahy | February 23, 2024

The latest on legislation that proposes to restrict the use of PFAS in certain consumer products sold in New Hampshire.

A birds-eye view from above THe Rocks during the holiday season.

Forest Society North at The Rocks: 85% of the Way to Campaign Goal

February 20, 2024

Forest Society North at The Rocks builds on a tradition of conservation, education and innovation. 

The Rocks
The new rest facility adjacent to the education center.

Forest Society Education Center at Creek Farm Opens Improved Visitor Facilities

February 15, 2024

The popular exploration spot in Portsmouth is now even more family friendly.


Creek Farm
A circular logo celebrating 20 year Anniversary of Cottrell-Baldwin lecture series

Spring Brings the Cottrell Baldwin Lecture Series: March 19- April 9

Dave Anderson | February 12, 2024

This year’s Cottrell-Baldwin Lecture Series will focus on forests young and old, fading winters, forest carbon and a range of durable local wood products in a time of increasing public concern for both forests and climate.