Forest Society Publications

An autumn view of the Mahoosuc Highlands from above.

Forest Notes

Forest Notes is the Forest Society's quarterly member magazine featuring articles about land conservation, advocacy, recreation, forestry, and more.  

View through the alder branches on the floodplain forest

Tree Mail: Monthly E-Newsletter

Hear about the latest New Hampshire conservation news, events, field trips, and more with our monthly Tree Mail e-newsletter. Read recent editions here.


The Forest Advocate

Stay connected with advocacy news from NH and DC by reading current and past editions of our Forest Advocate e-newsletter. 

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Conserving Your Land

Conserving Your Land is a guide for landowners, conservation commissions, citizens, and others interested in learning about land conservation options and techniques. Originally written in 2005 by the Forest Society's Center for Land Conservation Assistance, the guide has been revised and updated (2019).

The cover of the Forester's Guide.

A Forester's Guide to Conservation Easements

This straightforward guidebook is a terrific reference for owners of wooded land under conservation easement. This guide focuses upon the practice of forest management on easements held by the Forest Society. By George F. Frame, Consulting Forester.

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Good Forestry in the Granite State

Recommended Voluntary Forest Management Practices for New Hampshire

A diverse team of the state's leading scientists and forest managers have developed this comprehensive guide to provide landowners with practical recommendations for sustainable forest management. The guide is touted as the best single source for advice on managing land effectively, responsibly and sustainably. If you care about your land, you need this guide.

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A Guide to Logging Aesthetics

Practical Tips for Loggers, Foresters and Landowners by Geoffrey T. Jones, former director of land management for the Forest Society.

New Hampshire's Vanishing Forests: Conversion, Fragmentation, and Parcelization of Forests in the Granite State

New Hampshire's Vanishing Forests

A report of the New Hampshire Forest Land Base Study by Sarah Thorne and Dan Sundquist, published in 2001.

The cover of NH's Changing Landscape with a photo of blueberries.

New Hampshire's Changing Landscape

Population Growth and Land Use Changes: What They Mean for the Granite State, was published in 2005. An updated report followed in 2010.