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An aerial view of the spongy moth defoliation shows some green trees against the backdrop of mountains with an expanse of brown trees.

Something Wild: A spongy moth infestation is plaguing New Hampshire forests, again

Dave Anderson, Chris Martin, Jessica Hunt | July 1, 2022

In certain parts of the state, you can’t miss the invasive caterpillars munching their way through the forest, just as they did last summer.

Group of people in personal protective equipment holding chainsaws seated in the forest

Workshop Connects Women With Chainsaw Safety Practices & Techniques

Sophie Oehler | June 21, 2022

The training was part of the "Women in the Woods" initiative.

Volunteers and staff pose after a cleanup at Lost River.

Meet Our Seasonal Staff

Anna Berry | June 20, 2022

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

Students listening to forester

Forestry Friday: Local students learn from active timber harvest

Dave Anderson | May 19, 2022

3rd and 4th graders met Forest Society staff for a tour of our recent timber harvest.

Looking up at a white ash tree outside the home of the author.

Forest Notes: The Future of Ash Trees in New England

Stacie Hernandez | April 28, 2022

What happens when a non-native herbivore sets up shop in New Hampshire?

Carrie Deegan uses a shovel to fill the hole around the newly planted tree.

Forest Friday: Planting Trees This Spring?

Wendy Weisiger | April 15, 2022

Spring is the best time of year to plant trees so we thought now is a good time to share the basics of tree planting with you.

Ann and March Davis pose in front of their Tree Farm with their dog.

Woods Without Gile owners named NH Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year

Anna Berry | April 8, 2022

Ann and Marc Davis have been named New Hampshire’s 2022 Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year.

Four growing seasons after the timber harvest, white pine seedlings are abundant.

Forestry Friday: Before & After a Timber Harvest

April 8, 2022

The result, four growing seasons later, is an amazing carpet of white pine seedlings.