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Lilacs bloom outside the State House.

Forest Advocate: NH Legislature Approves Bill to Limit PFAS Use

Matt Leahy | May 21, 2024

The passage of the bill marks a significant step in the efforts in New Hampshire to protect our water, soil and air resources and thereby limit the exposure citizens face from PFAS.

Hepatica blooms on the forest floor.

Forest Journal: Spring Wildflowers vs. a Warming Climate

Carrie Deegan | May 20, 2024

What this means is that the “spring light window” in which the wildflowers accomplish much of their annual photosynthesis and growth, is effectively shrinking.

Closed parking lot sign at Mt Major.

Forest Society Begins Sustainability Upgrade at Mount Major

Anna Berry | May 15, 2024

The three month Main Trail project will greatly improve sustainability and visitor experience; only roadside parking will be available during construction.

Susanne and Anne accept a blown glass award.

The Rocks Recognized as Energy Champion

Anna Berry | May 15, 2024

The annual awards recognize and honor the individuals and entities that make exceptional contributions that champion for the Granite State's energy future.

A view from the summit of Mount Major.

We Need Your Help! Support Sustainable Trail Improvements at Mount Major

Anne Truslow | May 14, 2024

Soil erosion, off-trail usage, dog waste, and trash are just some of the visitor-created impacts Forest Society staff and volunteers contend with throughout the year. 

A group of children hold their dirty hands up towards the camera

"Forevergreen" Brings the Classroom to the Farm Fields

Sophie Oehler | May 13, 2024

Another year brings another class of kindergarteners from Bethlehem Elementary to The Rocks to plant Christmas trees. 

a female oriole builds a nest

Oriole builds her nest

Dave Anderson | May 11, 2024

Be sure to get outside if you can! 

Dave Anderson spoke at the graduate commencement at Plymouth State.

Forest Society's Dave Anderson Honored by Plymouth State University

Anna Berry | May 11, 2024

The university awarded Anderson its Granite State Award for his contributions to the state of New Hampshire and his commitment to educating others on issues affecting the agriculture and forestry in New Hampshire.