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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.

White and orange fungi on a log.

Something Wild: The Fungus Among Us

Dave Anderson, Chris Martin, Jessica Hunt | October 20, 2023

Neither plants nor animals, fungi are a kingdom all their own.

An osprey carries a fish head first over water.

Something Wild: Celebrating New Hampshire's Osprey Success Story

Dave Anderson, Chris Martin, Jessica Hunt | September 22, 2023

Osprey nests have become a common sight in New Hampshire. But that was not the case forty years ago, when N.H.’s osprey population was in peril.

Two people use binoculars to look at the sky while the Mt Washington Auto Road van waits.

Something Wild: Why the treeline of Mt. Washington is not a line

Dave Anderson, Chris Martin, Jessica Hunt | August 24, 2023

In this second episode of our series, Dave Anderson of the Forest Society and Chris Martin of NH Audubon are exploring the different forest zones on the flanks of the mountain, below the treeline.

A southwesterly view of Mount Washington with clouds above.

Something Wild: Atop Mt. Washington

Dave Anderson, Chris Martin, Jessica Hunt | August 3, 2023
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!

Greta the Turkey Vulture is seen from the side with her wings open.

The Wonder of Woods and Wildlife

Sarah Kern | July 20, 2023

For young children and adults alike, the opportunity and excitement of being close to a wild animal can ignite a life-long interest in wildlife conservation.

sleek black yearling bear close-up photo in dappled sunlight

“Ready for the wilderness”

Dave Anderson | June 20, 2023

Rehabilitated orphan yearling bears have moved-out of the Kilham Bear Center to large blocks of conserved rural forestland in locations far from human habitation.