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Paddlers on the Merrimack River

Launch Into the Merrimack Paddle Challenge

Kelly Whalen | June 16, 2021

The do-it-yourself challenge runs from June 15 through September 30 along the Merrimack River and its tributaries.

The bow of a canoe with the Merrimack River ahead.

Explore the Merrimack River Watershed

Anna Berry | May 15, 2021

From Franklin, New Hampshire, to Newburyport, Massachusetts, there is much to see and experience along the Merrimack River watershed.

The sun sets over the Merrimack River near the Forest Society's conservation area.

Celebrate Earth Month & Learn About a River at Risk

Anna Berry | March 24, 2021

New Hampshire PBS will air the Forest Society's acclaimed documentary on Thursday, April 1 at 8 PM.

Clean Water
A brook trout is pictured in the water.

Acclaimed Cottrell-Baldwin Environmental Lecture Series Starts in March

Anna Berry | February 22, 2021

The annual series has moved online this year, with experts exploring topics ranging from restoring wildlife habitat to foraging for edible native plants.

View looking west upriver at I-93 bridge over Merrimack River in soft, pink morning light on wide, placid river in Concord, NH

A New Way to See the Merrimack Watershed

Anna Berry | January 12, 2021

Thanks to the Clean Water Act of 1972, the Merrimack has been cleaned up considerably over the last 50 years. But there is still work to be done.

Masked members of the Forest Society's conservation corps gather.

Together, we made it through 2020

Anna Berry | December 31, 2020

We hope you’ll take a few minutes to view a short slideshow of some highlights from our year of conserving, enjoying and caring for forests.