Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests

Founded by a handful of concerned citizens in 1901, the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests is now one of the country's most effective statewide land conservation organizations. As a non-profit membership organization, the Forest Society is dedicated to protecting the state's most important landscapes while promoting the wise use of its renewable natural resources.

Our accomplishments include:

  • Helping to protect over one million acres of open space in the state
  • Effectively promoting good land stewardship, through education and by example
  • Advocating for public policies that encourage the wise conservation of natural resources

Our 10,000 members make us what we are today – a unique blend of visionary land trust, balanced environmental advocate and intelligent forestry association. We think it's a winning combination – for New Hampshire's beautiful landscapes, its caring people and for the many generations to come.


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Contact Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests

Tom Howe
Senior Director of Land Conservation
54 Portsmouth St
Concord, New Hampshire  03301-5486
Phone: (603)-224-9945
Fax: (603)-228-0423


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • New Hampshire

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