Forest Society News & Features

The Forest Society's recent appeal to New Hampshire landowners for help in fighting the proposed overhead Northern Pass transmission line has generated a strong response. More than 700 individual donations have come in in the last few weeks.

A teen- and pie-powered event Saturday raised money and awareness to help the Society for the Protection of N.H. Forests (Forest Society) get closer to its goal of creating a new conservation area in Madbury, Durham and Lee to be called the Powder Major’s Farm and Forest Reservation.

The recipient of the Forest Society’s 2016 Trish Churchill Volunteer of the Year award is no newcomer to conservation or land stewardship.  Ben Haubrich first became familiar with the Forest Society in the early 1970s when, fresh out of college, he became the manager of Monadnock State Park.  At

Each year, the Forest Society honors someone whose outstanding dedication to conservation in New Hampshire is deserving of the organization’s highest recognition. This year we recognized Martha Chandler, of Laconia, as that person at our annual meeting on September 24 in Durham.

On my way to work, I often stop along a section of dirt road and roll down my window to chat with a retired gentleman who takes a daily walk there.  We exchange observations about the weather, the lack or overabundance of mosquitoes, deer flies or ticks depending on the season, and when the leave

The discovery process for the Northern Pass application before the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee has dragged on beyond its scheduled completion date, creating potential problems for intervenors who have until November 15, 2016 to submit prefiled testimony.

Have you heard any of the candidates for elected office this year discussing the importance of land conservation?  I haven’t either.  So far, the campaign debates have centered on issues like the opioid crisis, whether or not to extend commuter rail into New Hampshire and the State’s expanded Med

MADBURY, DURHAM, LEE – Oct. 3, 2016 – The specter of a large subdivision replacing the forests along Route 155 in Madbury, Lee and Durham has helped the Powder Major’s Farm and Forest fundraising campaign to raise $67,000 in a $100,000 challenge matching grant issued by the Thomas W.

Several individuals and groups are raising concerns about the countless trees that will be cleared to make way for Hydro-Québec's planned 80-kilometre power line through the Eastern Townships.