Conservation Center Rental Information

The front of the Conservation Center building.
Looking for meeting space? Consider hosting your meeting or event at the award winning Conservation Center. This unique environmentally friendly building serves as the headquarters for the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests and is home to several other conservation organizations. The building is beautifully situated on a bluff overlooking the Merrimack River and downtown Concord. By choosing our facility for your meeting you have helped to continue the Forest Society’s efforts in conservation and sustainable land management that spans over 100 years.
Meeting Rooms and Set-Up
The Conservation Center’s Main Conference Room is 832 sq. ft (32ft X 26ft) and will comfortably accommodate your large meeting or reception. We will work

Conservation Center Conference Room Rental
The Conservation Center Conference Room is available for rental by outside groups for meetings. Forest Society Photo
 with you to make sure that our facility is the right place for your meeting or event. The standard room set-up is a closed square with 20 chairs. If you need a different setup, please let us know when you reserve the room and our staff will arrange the room for you prior to your meeting.
Other room set-up options include:
  • Classroom setup -- 6 tables and 48 chairs;
  • Auditorium set-up -- 48 chairs and no tables;
  • U-shape set-up -- 28 chairs.
If you need to rearrange the room during your meeting, please do not drag the chairs and tables across the floor. Floor plans
can be faxed or emailed to you if needed. The room includes a full size projection
screen and outdoor access. We have 6 eight foot tables, 3 six foot tables, and 65
chairs. A large deck overlooking the river is also available if it has not been
previously scheduled for an in-house event. Weekend event rental groups are
responsible for setting up, breaking down, and cleaning up room once the event
has concluded.
The Williams Room is located in our award winning, LEED®-Gold certified French
Wing. It is ideal for smaller groups of up to 20 people. Its south facing aspect
provides plenty of natural daylight on sunny days. The western wall of the room
provides a large area for projecting presentations.
For more information and to reserve the room, please call our receptionist at 224-9945 or email