Forest Society News & Features

The NH Site Evaluation Committee noticed a public hearing on Northern Pass to be held in Whitefield on May 19. 

CONCORD – May 2, 2016 – Birding, wild edibles, geocaching and forest ecology are among the topics of a series of free, guided walks offered by The Society for the Protection of N.H.

These days we’re flashing back to when people reacted with shock and anger to the initial proposal for the Northern Pass transmission line, as its recent alignment with the hoped-for Balsams redevelopment and the push for its Forward NH Fund have sparked a whole new wave of protest.

The Forest Society’s forest conservation efforts protect myriad historic resources including hidden cemeteries… and tales they contain.

New Hampshire is experiencing one of those few rare and special weeks right now. About 48 weeks of the year, the New Hampshire landscape is pretty homogenous; from a distance our deciduous trees can all look the same: either a blanket of green leaves, or nothing but sticks.

Should the State of New Hampshire have the authority to intervene and block a private property owner’s right to sell his land to the federal government? 

The Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline project is dead — a victim of low energy prices and a lack of interest by natural gas shippers and buyers. 

The following op-ed by Forest Society Board of Trustees Chair William Webb and President/Forester Jane A. Difley was published in various newspapers over the last few weeks.