Forest Society News & Features

7/2/2015

Robert Blechl, Caledonian Record

FRANCONIA, N.H. -- U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-NH, and state Sen. Jeanie Forrester, R-Meredith, were given a warm welcome in Franconia Wednesday and applauded for their efforts against the proposed Northern Pass Transmission line.

A wind farm that was rejected by a state panel in 2013 is asking for a re-hearing.

The group, the Conservation Law Foundation, also happens to be a major opponent of another high-profile bid to carry power from Hydro Quebec, the proposed Northern Pass line through New Hampshire.

New Hampshire is home to roughly 25 million ash trees. Two years ago, we learned the state is also home to a devastating invasive beetle – the emerald ash borer – which can completely destroy infested stands of ash trees in as little as six years.

The Union Leader's Dave Solomon reported May 12 that Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte, along with Reps.

NEWBURY — About 150 residents of area towns crowded the Sunapee Lodge at the base of the Mount Sunapee Resort Tuesday night, most arguing against a proposed expansion of the state-owned ski area.

I downloaded the (geocaching) application last weekend and asked a friend to join me at the Merrimack River Outdoor Education & Conservation Area, managed by the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests.

One of the biggest investment advisers in the world downgraded its recommendation on Eversource stock this week, expressing concerns over delays in the Northern Pass hydroelectric project and possible opposition to the Access Northeast natural gas pipeline expansion.

DURHAM — A perceived lack of transparency irked Durham residents at a public information session held on Wednesday evening for the Eversource transmission line project.