Founded by a handful of concerned citizens in 1901, the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests is one of the country's most effective statewide land conservation organizations.

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Summer Drought Effects Include Winners and Losers

Now that autumn has officially arrived, I checked with water and wildlife experts to identify winners and losers during the prolonged drought.

Leaving work on my bike recently, I noticed a bird’s nest on the ground at the edge of the driveway.   It was still perfectly formed, probably blown off its perch by the wind. I’m always intrigued by bird nests.

The fall hiking season is here at last– crisp air, colorful leaves and, best of all – no bugs! It's a great time to hike, but sometimes we don’t have the luxury of spending an entire Saturday on the trail.