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New State Forester Nomination

Matt Leahy | August 17, 2020

Contact your Executive Councilor in support of the nomination of Patrick Hackley as the next NH State Forester.

Young forest regrowing from a previous harvest

Upcoming Timber Harvest on the Black Mountain Forest

June 24, 2020

The Forest Society is conducting a timber harvest this summer on our Black Mountain Forest, which straddles the Sutton-Warner town line, and contains one of the hiking trails to the summit of Mount Kearsarge.

A thick forest.

Forest Society Co-Sponsoris Webinars on Forest Carbon Dynamics & Carbon Markets

Matt Leahy | May 29, 2020

The Forest Society and our partners at the Granite State Division of the Society of American Foresters and UNH Cooperative Extension are sponsoring a new webinar series.

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State Forester Brad Simpkins moves on to U.S. Forest Service

Matt Leahy | April 23, 2020

New Hampshire State Forester Brad Simpkins recently left the position in order to take a new job with the U.S. Forest Service’s Cooperative Fire Program in Durham.

Forestry tools including gloves and a timber jack are organized on the ground.

Governor Defines Forestry and Agricultural Workers as Essential

Matt Leahy | March 26, 2020

The Governor's decision to allow those employed in the forest products sector to continue to work will help the state recover from the damaging effects of the pandemic.

Thin trees with the summit of Gap Mountain behind.

All Systems Go

Wendy Weisiger | March 17, 2020

What are Forest Society foresters up to during the global pandemic? Manager Wendy Weisiger shares her "social distancing" strategy.