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A white pine weevil adult on a branch.

Forestry Friday: White pine weevil

Steven Junkin | March 24, 2022

When it comes to forest health, the white pine weevil is a pest native to New Hampshire.

Field Forester Steve Junkin holds eggs laid in a vernal pool at Tebbetts Hill Reservation in Farmington.

Forestry Friday: Vernal Pools & Forestry

March 17, 2022

With the warm wet weather and the onset of spring, this is one of the best times of the year to plan and lay out a timber harvest.

Steve Junkin's evaporation set-up in his garage includes plastic buckets, propane tanks and more.

Forestry Friday: Sugar Season is Here

Steven Junkin | February 18, 2022

Maple sugaring season is here. So when is it time to tap? Its not always the first day above freezing it turns out.

Huge log pile on landing in background with people in colorful winter parkas in foreground on timber landing in Lempster on Jan 22, 2022

Behind the Scenes at a Timber Harvest

Dave Anderson | January 25, 2022

The Forest Society recently hosted a public timber harvest tour on Silver Mountain.

Colorful attire of Forest Society hiking group survey the edge of white pine woods on right side overlooking a clearing of dry goldenrod on left side managed for insect pollinators

LIVE and In-Person (!) Late October Field Trip Series

Dave Anderson | November 4, 2021

We were thrilled to see members in person during our fall guided hike series.

Yellow leaves of a Red Maple in morning sunlight October

Foliage tourists look for maples, not oaks

Dave Anderson, Chris Martin, Jessica Hunt | October 8, 2021

Did summer oak defoliation affect fall foliage season?

Red maple leaves in foregroud with green rows of Christmas Trees in background

Guided Hikes Series Starts October 3

Anna Berry | September 29, 2021

Three guided hikes to get members outside and learning more about history, forestry and stewardship.

Cross Laminated Timber I beam

Wood Markets: Opportunities for New Hampshire and the Northeast Region

Matt Leahy | June 17, 2021

Learn more about challenges and opportunities to strengthen wood markets in the Northeast.