New Hampshire Department of Forest and Lands

Big Island Pond, Nottingham

Upcoming Events

Educational Programs and Demonstrations

Cottrell-Baldwin Lecture Series 2021 – "Restore, Protect, Connect"

Join us for a VIRTUAL EDITION of the 2021 Cottrell-Baldwin Environmental Lecture Series traditionally held at the Henry I. Baldwin Environmental Center at Fox Forest in Hillsborough. This year's series explores topics from trout streams and New England Cottontail rabbit habitat restoration to foraging for edible native or invasive plants and the protection of freshwater resources.

Registration will be required! Email to register and receive the Zoom link.

Public Meetings

June 7, 2021 – Bear Brook State Park Forest Management and wildlife habitat improvement workshop pdf file on Thursday, June 10 from 5-7 pm.

March 19, 2021 – Bear Brook State Park Management Plan
After an extensive two-year planning process the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources will be releasing the updated "Bear Brook State Park Management Plan" for public review and comment on Friday March 26, 2021. Public comments on the DRAFT plan may be submitted via email or regular mail, and will be received until 4:00pm on Friday April 30, 2021. Comments may also be submitted in person at a public listening session to be held on Zoom during the evening of Thursday April 22, 2021. The DRAFT plan, the email address for written comments, and pre-registration for the public listening session may be accessed at the website below:

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NH Department of Natural and Cultural Resources and the NH Division of Forests and Lands | 172 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH 03301