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Forestry Focus: What's Wrong With This Tree?!

Sophie Oehler | June 13, 2024

This June we’re seeing a dramatic “browning” of white pine needles across the region, and many people have been asking what could be creating this change. 

Lilacs bloom outside the State House.

Forest Advocate: Legislative Update on Forest Carbon Market bills

Matt Leahy | April 29, 2024

Here's the latest on three bills considered by the NH legislature this session that are intended to address concerns about the forest carbon markets.

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Forest Advocate: Beyond the "Illusion of Preservation"

Matt Leahy | April 19, 2024

A new report discusses how New England can strengthen forest protections while sustainably meeting the region’s wood product needs. 

New Hampshire State House surrounded by trees and fall foliage in autumn

Forest Advocate: Updates on Management of the CT Lakes Headwaters Forest

Matt Leahy | April 18, 2024

As the holder of the conservation easement on the Connecticut Lakes property, the State has a duty to enforce the terms of the easement. 

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Forest Advocate: Support the Bartlett and Massabesic Experimental Forests

Matt Leahy | March 28, 2024

We urge you to contact the USFS to ask the agency to continue the long-term and peer-reviewed research at both these centers.

The shrimp in their natural habitat

Forestry Friday: Fairy Shrimp: The Sea Monkeys of Vernal Pools

Ben Aldrich | March 7, 2024

The only place you can find them in New England is in certain vernal pools with cold, deep, clean water.

Forest Advocate Legislative Update: Current Use bill

Matt Leahy | January 30, 2024

The Ways and Means Committee will be meeting in early February to vote on the bill. 

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Timber Harvesting on the Forest Society's Peirce Forest Reservation

Dave Anderson, Wendy Weisiger | January 12, 2024

The harvest is taking place in a portion of less than 500 acres located on the southern portion of the larger protected forest.