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Forest Notes: The Rare Milkweed Garden at the Gardner Forest

Sophie Oehler | November 15, 2023

In this Forestry Friday, the forestry team takes a trip to the Gardener Forest in Hollis to check in on a population of a rare species of milkweed. (Photo: Sophie Oehler)

The first snowfall at The Rocks.

Celebrate the Holiday Season by Bringing Home a Freshly Cut Tree from Forest Society North at The Rocks

Kelly Whalen | November 2, 2023

If you're craving the scent of natural balsam fir look no further than The Forest Society’s Christmas Tree Farm at The Rocks

The Rocks

Forest Society Guide to Winter Hiking & Recreation

Anna Berry | November 1, 2023

A guide to plowed Forest Society reservations so you can recreate responsibly this winter.

Cong. Pappas Co-sponsors Legislation to Establish New Forest Conservation Program

Matt Leahy | October 30, 2023

We encourage readers in his Congressional district to contact Rep. Pappas to thank him for efforts on this important legislation.

A line of hikers make their way down a gravel road towards the camera.

Guess What? Spending time outside is good for you!

Matt Leahy | October 28, 2023

Protecting important green spaces and ensuring people have to access to them are not frivolous or minor goals.

Nighttime image of raccoon in grape vines overhanging front porch

Party Animals

Dave Anderson | October 25, 2023

This summer’s rains have fruits and autumn seeds of many forest trees, and waxy fall berries of wetland shrubs and ornamental landscaping, yielding a bumper crop for birds and wildlife.

Colleen O'Neill accepts the large wooden sign at the event.

Colleen O'Neil Accepts Tree Farm of the Year Award at Field Day

Rita Carroll | October 24, 2023

Attendees had an opportunity to tour the property to see the management practices being used to promote healthy forest and wildlife habitat.