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A black and white view of the forested White Mountains overlooking Echo Lake.

The Old Man & the Forest Society

Dave Anderson, Anna Berry | May 3, 2023

In 1923, the Forest Society led a campaign to purchase 6,000 acres in Franconia Notch, including the Old Man of the Mountain, the Flume, the Basin, and two mountain lakes.

Lake Solitude in Newbury New Hampshire

New Documentary Explores Mt. Sunapee's Original, Primeval Forest

Matt Leahy | October 27, 2022

The Forest Society has long had a special connection to Mt. Sunapee.

The board poses in front of the Conservation Center.

Forest Society Releases 121st Annual Report

Anna Berry | October 10, 2022

The Forest Society presented its 121st Annual Report at the Annual Meeting on September 24.

Although it is difficult to see with the shadows, the brush fire came quite close to the entrance sign at Webster Wildlife & Natural Area.

2-Acre Wildfire Reported at Kingston Forest Reservation

Anna Berry | May 17, 2022

It's wildfire season in New Hampshire and a good reminder to follow visitor use guidelines at Forest Society reservations.

Tom Thomson owner of the Thomson Family Tree Farm with grandson Jaden Thomson. Both are holding tree "cookies' in front of a sign for Thomson Tree Farm. (Courtesy of Tom Thomson)

Forestry Friday: 250th Anniversary of the Pine Tree Riot

Dave Anderson | March 2, 2022

In the early 1700s more and more people were leaving England and coming to the American Colonies for a new life and hoping for less control from King George III. Forestry was an important industry in the new colonies and continues to be in NH today.

The marker was unveiled on a stone at the property.

Marking Black History at the Welch Family Farm & Forest in Hancock

Ryan Smith | January 11, 2022

Uncovering black history at the Welch Family Farm & Forest.

A view of the water from Creek Farm.

Meet the New Members of the Forest Society's Board of Trustees

November 12, 2021

Three new members were elected to the Forest Society's Board of Trustees in September.