Forest Society News & Features

When the Northern Pass Transmis­sion Project was first proposed, it was framed as too big to fail. Six years later, it may be time to take a hard look at that assumption, and to recount the burdens the proposed project has put on govern­ment, organizations and individuals in New Hampshire.

If you like blueberries, solitude, and hikes that are somewhat off the beaten path, then you’ll like the Morse Preserve in Alton, N.H.

Peter Roth of the N.H. Attorney General's office is holding workshops Aug. 2 and Aug. 3 for community members to help determine where the proposed Northern Pass transmission line could adversely impact natural and cultural resources.  

Enter your best shots taken on a Forest Society reservation OR (new this year) on any property conserved through an easement with the Forest Society, by Aug.

The Chicken Alarm

Annually, summer predators arrive outside our chicken coop.

To everything there is a season and this is the season when we go swimming and we spend a lot of time talking about Cyanobacteria. So what is it, exactly?

The "River Rats" campers from the Portsmouth Gundalow Company arrived at the Forest Society's Creek Farm for a Nature Scavenger Hunt and Tide-Pooling along the shoreline at Goose Island.

The Forest Society partnered with Kearsarge Regional High School students and staff this spring to construct a bog bridge on the Lincoln Trail to Mt. Kearsarge, where the trail passes through our Black Mountain Forest Reservation in Sutton.

 The proposed Northern Pass project hasn’t gone away. Neither is it a “done deal,” as so many people presume.