Forest Society News & Features

ALTON, April 19, 2015 — To celebrate the upcoming Earth Day, groups of experienced and budding conservationists took to the trails of Mount Major on Sunday with hopes of making it a nicer place for hikers.

Every spring, many species of amphibians undergo a migration to vernal pools - frequently during "Big Nights" when very large numbers of amphibians move all at once to these isolated, temporary pools that serve as their breeding grounds. In February, Dave Anderson wrote about

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“The West Bowl Recreation area will become public lands, and public facilities,” Rose said.

On April 16, 2015, we learned that Commissioner Jeff Rose of the NH Dept. of Resources and Economic Development (DRED) announced a draft decision to allow a modified expansion of the ski area at Mount Sunapee State Park.

NEWBURY, N.H. —New Hampshire Commissioner of Resources and Economic Development Jeff Rose announced his "draft decision" to allow for expansion of the West Bowl of Mount Sunapee, with amendments.

New Hampshire's congressional delegation is asking the federal Department of Energy to extend the time the public has before commenting on what is expected to be a voluminous environmental impact report on the proposed Northern Pass power transmission project.

CONCORD, New Hampshire — New Hampshire's congressional delegation is asking the federal Department of Energy to extend the time the public has before commenting on what is expected to be a voluminous environmental impact report on the proposed Northern Pass power transmission project.

The topic is a minefield! Bear with me, as I need to step gingerly.

Spring snow melt reveals crocuses and daffodils, but another springtime emergence from beneath the winter snow is decidedly less appealing. April is "dog poop season."