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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.

autumn with students walking away from camera

Concord Project SEE Brings Students to Forest Society's Merrimack Floodplain

Dave Anderson | October 24, 2023

Nearly 300 students, teachers, and parents visited the floodplain as part of Project SEE.

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.

White and orange fungi on a log.

Something Wild: The Fungus Among Us

Dave Anderson, Chris Martin, Jessica Hunt | October 20, 2023

Neither plants nor animals, fungi are a kingdom all their own.

A young boy hikes through a field of ferns with his father behind him.

5 Hikes Challenge: Make a Move

Anna Berry | October 18, 2023

But what if we simply started to move more, not for the sake of moving, but for the pleasure of it?