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A large group of land stewards gather at the kiosk for a photo.

Welcome to the Newly Trained Volunteer Land Steward Class of 2024 

Laurel Swope-Brush | April 15, 2024

Forty new land steward volunteers completed their training at a field day on April 14.

All ages and stages enjoy building an owl box!

Lemonade Out of Lemons, Habitat Out of Trees

Sarah Kern | September 18, 2023

After Eversource cut down 40 pine trees along Little Harbor Road a few years ago due to safety concerns, the Forest Society's Creek Farm staff went to work by turning the trees into habitat.

Lush green forest with a low bog bridge to cross a wet and muddy area of trail.

Healing A Battered Brook Crossing at Gap Mountain

Laurel Swope-Brush | August 3, 2023

Bog bridging helps forest regrowth on Gap Mountain.

Three men wearing hardhats work to move a large rock.

Moving Rocks on Monadnock

Laurel Swope-Brush | July 20, 2023

Even with the threat of rain and storms, volunteers accomplished major trail structural improvements and retained important ecosystems at Mount Monadnock and Gap Mountain during this year’s event.

A volunteer poses with a "I love Monadnock" sign frame.

Press Release: Join the Forest Society & NH State Parks for the 17th Annual Monadnock Trails Week

June 23, 2023

Trail improvement projects are planned all over the mountain in this weeklong event.

Community Milling with Urban Forestry Center at Creek Farm in Portsmouth

Community Milling at Creek Farm

Sarah Kern | May 2, 2023

We knew that this would provide an incredible learning opportunity for our community.

A group of workers hold rakes and stand next to wheel barrows in front of a grey building

We Love Our Volunteers!

Sophie Oehler | April 18, 2023

A look back on the volunteer events we've hosted in the past month.

A group of hikers from Nashua and Dunbarton volunteered to pick up trash along the trail.

Every Day is Earth Day at the Forest Society

Anna Berry | April 17, 2023

Here are a few ways you can help us protect our state's natural places in honor of Earth Day on Saturday, April 22.