Forest Society News & Features

Anyone wanting to submit written public comment regarding Commissioner Jeff Rose's draft decision on the proposed expansion of Mount Sunapee ski area must do so by Friday June 5, 2015 at 4 p.m.   Documents related to the proposed expansion can be read by visiting

CONCORD – May 22, 2015  -- The N.H. Department of Resources and Economic Development - Division of Forests and Lands has acquired a conservation easement on 3,200 acres of working forests owned by Green Acre Woodlands, Inc.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance are offering a series of five advocacy workshops in June designed to encourage citizen involvement with the review process for the proposed Northern Pass transmission line and its potential impacts on histori

The Forest Society is one of more than 740 landowners who are directly impacted by the preliminary route proposed by Kinder Morgan (KM) to build a new natural gas pipeline.  KM’s “New England Direct Project” as proposed last December will bring natural gas from the Marcellus Shale reserve in Penn

Leaving Only Wildflowers in our Wake

Lucille Heald’s obituary in the June 22, 2014 Union Leader  lists her many contributions to her community of Wilton and that the love of her life was the late Philip Heald, Jr. It ends with an invitation:

It was always a pleasure for June and Bill Congdon to see the scenic woods along their road in Stoddard. Seeing “For Sale” signs suddenly appear there among the hemlock trees was another story.

Enter your best shots taken on a Forest Society reservation by July 1 for a chance to have your photo published in the autumn issue of Forest Notes

BETHLEHEM, N.H.—Brody Tuite is a relatively new volunteer at The Rocks Estate, but helping out at the Christmas tree farm, which also serves as the Forest Society’s North Country Conservation and Education Center, is something of a Tuite family tradition.