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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.

A bee in pollen on a flower.

Forestry Friday: Why Bees Need Forests Too

April 7, 2023

A new study estimates that one-third of our native bees in the northeast are forest specialists, taking advantage of the nectar and pollen produced by trees and spring ephemerals in the forest understory.

Looking out to a snowy field from an open glass door

Forest Journal: A Fond and Feathered Farewell from Grandfather's Birds

Sophie Oehler | April 2, 2023

After the passing of her Grandfather, Sophie Oehler reflects on birds and their meanings during our grieving process.

A view from above the Cole conservation easement in Cornish.

Tradition of Generosity and Conservation Continues at Yatsevitch Forest

March 22, 2023

The conservation easement now fully encompasses the rich forest habitat in the area.

The team behind Something Wild.

Something Wild Celebrates 25 Years on NHPR

Dave Anderson, Chris Martin, Jessica Hunt | March 10, 2023

This week marks the 25th anniversary of Something Wild on NHPR.

A cartoon graphic of a movie theatre screen with several movie posters displayed in front of red movie seats. Text reads "Now Playing: Sophie'e Suggestions"

Sophie Suggests: What to Watch this Winter

Sophie Oehler | February 28, 2023

In a cinematic slump? Check out these nature themed movie and TV titles recommended by one of our own!

Deer at the birdfeeder.

Forest Journal: Birdfeeders Attracting More Than Birds This Winter

Dave Anderson | February 26, 2023

With forest food absent, wildlife patterns change.

Derevya Farms wetlands

100+ Acres in Allenstown Protected Forever Thanks to Trowbridge-Bonk Family & Forest Society Supporters

February 23, 2023

The Bonk-Trowbridge family generously donated the conservation easement and will retain ownership of the land.