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Forest Journal: The Bluebirds of Happiness

Dave Anderson | March 11, 2024

Wintering in NH helps bluebirds set up for early arrival of spring.  More bluebirds seem to be overwintering in New Hampshire for various reasons explained here.

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Spring Brings the Cottrell Baldwin Lecture Series: March 19- April 9

Dave Anderson | February 12, 2024

This year’s Cottrell-Baldwin Lecture Series will focus on forests young and old, fading winters, forest carbon and a range of durable local wood products in a time of increasing public concern for both forests and climate.

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Concord Project SEE Brings Students to Forest Society's Merrimack Floodplain

Dave Anderson | October 24, 2023

Nearly 300 students, teachers, and parents visited the floodplain as part of Project SEE.

colorful hikers pose at open summit for portrait with scenic mountains and lake background

"5 Hikes Challenge" visits Morse Preserve

Dave Anderson | September 18, 2023

It was a beautiful day to check off one of five hikes during the 5 Hikes Challenge.

colorful hiking group poses for parking lot selfie in Rochester

Champlin Forest in Rochester hosts City Recreation Department Seniors

Dave Anderson | August 24, 2023

Teaming up with the City of Rochester's recreation department at a Forest Society property.

A man in a red shirt stands arms crossed in front of a large field

Forest Journal: The Doctor's Prescription: Take a Hike

Sophie Oehler | August 15, 2023

Part of a new collaboration between Concord Hospital and the Forest Society, Dr. Setnik and other medical professionals are helping spread the word about the role that forests, and outdoor recreation play in keeping our bodies and brains healthy.

Green tablecloth tree ID display items at Old Man of Mountain event August 3

Remembering The Old Man of the Mountain

Dave Anderson | August 4, 2023

The recent event was in remembrance of the 20th Anniversary of the collapse of the Old Man of the Mountain from his perch on Cannon Cliff in Franconia Notch on May 3, 2003.

A young man walks through shallow water towards the shore.

Embracing My "Inner Child" at Creek Farm

Sophie Oehler | July 25, 2023

Come along for a day at the beach with Creek Farm and the Gundalow Company!