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Community Milling with Urban Forestry Center at Creek Farm in Portsmouth

Community Milling at Creek Farm

Sarah Kern | May 2, 2023

We knew that this would provide an incredible learning opportunity for our community.

golden morning sunlight green reeds along Mill Brook wetland tributary to Merrimack River in Concord

Floodplain provides wildlife habitat during high water

Dave Anderson, Ellen Kenny | May 2, 2023

The silver maple floodplain forest is specifically adapted to withstand the extreme flooding regime of the larger rivers in NH.

Story Stroll at Creek Farm

Literacy Among the Leaves

Sarah Kern | May 1, 2023

Combining physical activities while being exposed to nature (green exercise) has been proven to lower blood pressure, increase self-esteem, and have an overall positive effect on all aspects of a person’s health.

A volunteer at the summit of Mt Major with a black lab.

Union Leader: For Earth Day, volunteers removed trash from a treasured peak

April 26, 2023

With sweeping views of Lake Winnipesaukee and the White Mountains, including Mount Washington and trails for most skill and energy levels, Mt. Major is one of the most sought-after outdoor attractions in southern New Hampshire, according to the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests, which owns the 200-acre reservation.

hand touch wood frog egg mass

Students Explore Forest Society's McCabe Forest

Dave Anderson | April 21, 2023

The students in 3rd and 4th grade classes were able to walk from their school to the nearby McCabe Forest to learn and explore habitats for terrestrial red back salamanders and carefully rolled logs to find salamanders living in the forest.

Woman sits on the edge of a large rock at the top of a mountain looking out to the view

Earth Day Celebration: Where in the World is the Forest Society Staff?

Sophie Oehler | April 21, 2023

To celebrate Earth Day, the Forest Society staff shares their picks for their favorite places on Earth.

A group of workers hold rakes and stand next to wheel barrows in front of a grey building

We Love Our Volunteers!

Sophie Oehler | April 18, 2023

A look back on the volunteer events we've hosted in the past month.

A group of hikers from Nashua and Dunbarton volunteered to pick up trash along the trail.

Every Day is Earth Day at the Forest Society

Anna Berry | April 17, 2023

Here are a few ways you can help us protect our state's natural places in honor of Earth Day on Saturday, April 22.