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A volunteer holds a barred owl ambassador.

Bretzfelder Series Starts February 21 in Bethlehem

February 8, 2024

This free series is presented each year at Bretzfelder Memorial Park.

View of Mount Washington from the Maple Villa Glade on Bartlett Mountain

Something Wild: The Fir Wave Phenomenon and Other Challenges in NH's White Mountains

Chris Martin, Dave Anderson, Jessica Hunt | January 26, 2024

Forests growing at New Hampshire’s highest elevations in the White Mountains experience the most extreme conditions in the Northeast. 

Something Wild: Cold In New Hampshire

Dave Anderson, Chris Martin | January 12, 2024

Winter adaptations in other species in New Hampshire have allowed them to flourish in the cold.

A male spruce grouse seen up close.

Something Wild: Is NH’s spruce grouse the most audacious of the gallinaceous?

Dave Anderson, Chris Martin, Jessica Hunt | January 3, 2024

Too bad the spruce grouse is so little known, because it’s got to be the most audacious of the gallinaceous...

Nighttime image of raccoon in grape vines overhanging front porch

The Forest Society's 2023 Wrapped

Anna Berry | December 19, 2023

Dave Anderson recounts wildlife feasting and fattening on the autumnal abundance of fruits and nuts... plus tipsy racoons!

beautiful brown leaves

Brown is Beautiful

Sarah Kern | November 27, 2023

Brown is an important and beloved color on that palette. While shades of brown may never be the shining star of a painting or design, you will struggle to create a complete piece without them.

Deer at the birdfeeder.

Something Wild: How Much Do We Really Know About Deer?

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

“Deer are amazing creatures,” says Anderson. “There are lots of reasons to know more about deer, and learning about deer allows us to learn more about forests.”

A woman wearing a blue backpack walks through a thicket of vegetation

Forest Notes: The Rare Milkweed Garden at the Gardner Forest

Sophie Oehler | November 15, 2023

In this Forestry Friday, the forestry team takes a trip to the Gardener Forest in Hollis to check in on a population of a rare species of milkweed. (Photo: Sophie Oehler)