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A large group of land stewards gather at the kiosk for a photo.

Welcome to the Newly Trained Volunteer Land Steward Class of 2024 

Laurel Swope-Brush | April 15, 2024

Forty new land steward volunteers completed their training at a field day on April 14.

Steve and John, in forester attire, examine a tree in a forest in spring.

Welcome, Seasonal Staff!

Anna Berry | June 1, 2023

The Forest Society recently welcomed three seasonal staff members to the team.

A woman in a blue shirt holding hiking poles hikes towards a man looking out on a mountain vista.

4,500 Seedlings Planted, 87 Signs Made, and 24 Cubic Feet of Trash Cleared

Sophie Oehler | May 18, 2023

From sign making to tree planting, here all the great work our volunteers have helped us achieve.

Three young people walk together at Monson Center reservation.

Help Keep New Hampshire Beautiful, Practice Leave No Trace

Matt Scaccia | May 15, 2023

It's the perfect time of year to remember what it means to recreate responsibly and help care for the resources we all enjoy.

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.

Scott Casper and his family pose by a Forest Society sign at Dana Forest during the 2020 5 Hikes Challenge.

5 Hikes Challenge Begins August 31

Kelly Whalen | August 24, 2022

This year's challenge has trails for hikers and walkers of all abilities.