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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.

A woman wearing a blue backpack walks through a thicket of vegetation

Forest Notes: The Rare Milkweed Garden at the Gardner Forest

Sophie Oehler | November 15, 2023

In this Forestry Friday, the forestry team takes a trip to the Gardener Forest in Hollis to check in on a population of a rare species of milkweed. (Photo: Sophie Oehler)

New England Cottontail Habitat Management

Forestry Focus: Habitat Management With Hand Tools

Steven Junkin | October 6, 2023

A partnership between groups and agencies helped prevent the New England cottontail from being listed in the Endangered Species Act.

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Participants view logging machinery in woods

"Good Forestry in the Granite State" is Being Revised — Take the Survey

Wendy Weisiger | August 29, 2023

A steering committee representing landowners, conservation organizations, state agencies and the forest industry is guiding the process.

People machinery log pile Lamprey River Forest

Lamprey River Forest Timber Harvest Tour

A recent tour of an active timber harvest at the Forest Society's 162-acre Lamprey River Forest provided an excellent opportunity to see the forestry underway.

red pine increment borer

Forestry Friday: Rockingham County Champion Red Pine

Steven Junkin | June 9, 2023

Old trees have lots to tell in their growth rings.

Steve and John, in forester attire, examine a tree in a forest in spring.

Welcome, Seasonal Staff!

Anna Berry | June 1, 2023

The Forest Society recently welcomed three seasonal staff members to the team.