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A group of skiers make their way over an ungroomed snowy trial

Forest Journal: An Uphill Battle to Make Snow For XC Skiing

Sophie Oehler | January 17, 2024

Now, skiing in New England is starting to look a little different.  

Ken Stern and Jack Savage pose at the closing at the Conservation Center.

Society for the Protection of NH Forests and the Stern Family Protect 400 Acres in Canterbury and Northfield

Kelly Whalen | January 16, 2024

Known as Deepwood Forest, this conservation success was made possible thanks to a generous gift by the Stern family as well as support from local grants and foundations.

A view from Black Mountain.

That's a Wrap on the 5 Hikes Challenge

Anna Berry | November 20, 2023

Thanks for getting outside with us this fall and we'll see you in 2024.


Forest Society Guide to Winter Hiking & Recreation

Anna Berry | November 1, 2023

A guide to plowed Forest Society reservations so you can recreate responsibly this winter.

A young boy hikes through a field of ferns with his father behind him.

5 Hikes Challenge: Make a Move

Anna Berry | October 18, 2023

But what if we simply started to move more, not for the sake of moving, but for the pleasure of it?

A view from Eagle Cliff of autumn foliage among hills and mountains in the distance.

Forest Notes: Nature is a Remedy for Stress

Ryan Smith | August 29, 2023

Nature is a missing ingredient in our society’s approach to health care.

A view from Lost River Reservation toward the mountains in summer.

Discovering Lost River Gorge

Anna Berry | August 3, 2023

A new video series about Lost River Gorge.

A woman walks across a field carrying a container to pick blueberries.

Hike, Pick, Eat & Repeat

Anna Berry | July 26, 2023

It's blueberry season! Combine walking or hiking with blueberry picking on these five featured Forest Society reservations and easement lands.